Maureen W.

$10.00 / hr

My mother worked as a nurse from as early as I can remember until her retirement during the 1970's. I was drawn to the medical field but never became a nurse. I worked in various jobs from surgery, radiology, pharmacy and finally emergency room admissions. In January 1998 my brother-in-law in Lubbock, TX passed away leaving my sister without a primary care giver. We moved her to our home in Harlingen, TX. She was 100% bed ridden after twenty years of progressive Muscular Sclerosis. I had excellent home care workers for her during the hours that I worked outside of the home. Her nursing care was provid ed by a company that our physician recommended. Many were good but two were outstanding. They taught me about skin care, catheter care, diet, medication and even forms of exercise that my sister could do with one arm. Her Social Worker through the State of Texas worked closely with me to get the equipment we needed to transfer her from the bed to a special wheel chair or her shower chair. She got us approved to have our bathroom renovated to a handicap shower. As I learned, I then instructed the home care givers to make sure that my sister had the best possible care. ... more

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Dec 1997 - Dec 1998

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1971 - Present Lubbock TX