Brenda O.

$45.00 / hr

Duncanville, TX

About Brenda

I am an occupational therapy assistant. I have been working in the therapy field for 30 years. I my experience includes neonatal to geriatric populations. The ability to understand the different phase of life and how disease of impairments can affect the quality of life has been a great part of professional expertise. There is also the importance of including the family in the caregiver process so they can provide the proper type of intervention and treatment while maintaining dignity and and the highest level of function possible.

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

  • Bathing
  • Dressing & Grooming
  • Toileting
  • Transferring & Mobility
  • Exercise

Job Interests

    Caregivers that work non-full-time jobs or irregular shifts can negotiate extra compensation in addition to their standard hourly wage.

    Skills & Expertise

    • ALS
    • Alzheimer's Disease
    • Arthritis
    • Blood Disorders
    • Cancer Recovery
    • Cardiovascular Disorders
    • COPD
    • Dementia
    • Depression
    • Diabetes
    • Gastrointestinal Disorders
    • Hearing Disorders
    • Senior Care
    • Elder Care
    • Home Care

    Languages

    • English

    Experience & Education

    Licensed Occupational Therapy Assistant

    Aug 2016 - Aug 2016
    Mind Body and Spirit Rehab
    Worked as a Senior Occupational Therapy Assistant. Setting to include travel,and home health. Duties to include providing home health to clients with various conditions to include: COPD, recovering from back surgery, hip/knee replacements, hand surgery, CVA, to name a few. While working in a skilled setting my duties included ASDL retraining, walk to dine, feeding retraining, fall prevention training, caregiver education and training, wheelchair assessment for proper positioning and the prevention of skin breakdown.
    Aug 2016 - Aug 2016

    Licensed Occupational Therapy Assistant

    Aug 2016 - Aug 2016
    Reliant Healthcare
    Duties to include; developing and implementing a contracture management program, selfcare retraining with focus to dressing, grooming/hygiene, transfer training, meal prep, safety training with focus to fall prevention, home assessments, patient/family education, DME/AE training ( reacher, sockaides, dressing stick, tub bench shower chair), upper body and core exercises. Populations to include: COPD, CVA dementia, alzheimer's, parkinson's, knee and hip replacements, cardiac, and general debility.
    Aug 2016 - Aug 2016

    Siena Heights College, Adrian Michigan

    Jan 1986 - Jan 1989
    Jan 1986 - Jan 1989

    Wayne County Community College, Detroit Michaigan

    Jan 1983 - Jan 1986
    Jan 1983 - Jan 1986
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