Wanda T.

$15.00 / hr

Houston, TX

About Wanda

Hello, My name is Wanda Taylor. I have 15+ years of experience in caregiving for all types of patients. I'm very outgoing and I love caring for others. I live in Houston. I always get to know my patients and try to have fun with them. I like bingo and any other simple games for my clients. I cook, clean, give them medicine (if needed) , take them to necessary appointments, and anything else. I've worked with patients who have deminta, Alzheimer's, patients who have seizures and Parkinson's disease. I'm very knowledgeable on many different diseases and disabilities. I'm very compassionate.

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

  • Bathing
  • Dressing & Grooming
  • Toileting
  • Medication Reminders
  • Meal Prep
  • Groceries & Shopping
  • Transferring & Mobility
  • Exercise
  • Transportation
  • Housekeeping
  • Companionship

Job Interests

  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Short Term
  • Overnight
  • Weekend Live-In
  • Holiday Shifts

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
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Home Health Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Neurological Disorders
  • Orthopedic Care
  • Palliative Care
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Post Surgery Recovery
  • Renal and Urological Disorders
  • Respiratory Disorders
  • Skin Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Tracheotomy / Ventilation
  • Vision and Eye Disorders
  • Senior Care
  • Elder Care
  • Home Care

Languages

  • English

Experience & Education

Caregiver

Jan 2002 - Jan 2016
Self employed
Hello, My name is Wanda Taylor. I have 15+ years of experience in caregiving for all types of patients. I'm very outgoing and I love caring for others. I live in Houston. I always get to know my patients and try to have fun with them. I like bingo and any other simple games for my clients. I cook, clean, give them medicine (if needed) , take them to necessary appointments, and anything else. I've worked with patients who have deminta, Alzheimer's, patients who have seizures and Parkinson's disease. I'm very knowledgeable on many different diseases and disabilities. I'm very compassionate.
Jan 2002 - Jan 2016

Thomas Jefferson High School

Jan 1978 - Jan 1982
Dallas, TX
Jan 1978 - Jan 1982
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