bingMelissa R. | Professional Caregiver in Little Elm, TX | CareLinx
Melissa R.

Melissa R.

$12.00 / hr

Little Elm, TX

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About Melissa

When I began working in the field of home health care, I knew this was a calling on my life that I would carry with me for forever. I have always had a radiant vibe that draws the elderly to me. My sensitive heart allows me to get on the level of a client, I'm very patient and understanding, I do not give up easily, I'm an encourager in which my clients have made tremendous turn arounds, even if it was just their outlook on life. When I see older people, I'm reminded that one day, I myself will be the same and i can only hope care givers treat me with the same love and respect as I treat my own clients. When I arrive at a clients home, it isn't just another day of work, another dollar to be made, in fact it's nothing even close to that. My day at a clients home begins with, what will I be able to achieve and accomplish today that was not done yesterday, How will my work ethic change my clients life more today than any day before. I remember once, I had a client who had Alzheimer's and cancer, it was a private care position and everyday when I arrived I had to explain who I was, she would reach up for my name badge each time and slightly nod her head as in agreement that she now remembered who I was. Each time I would arrive I would silently ask myself, will she ever remember me? Am I doing all that I can in my life to make a change in hers? She had a stroke and went into a rehabilitation center, I went to see her and as I walked in she was sitting half way up she had pen and paper on her sliding table she began to struggle to pick the pen up and she scribbled across the paper, it's Melissa, I've waited for you, and at that point I knew I had what it takes.

Caregiving Services & Expertise


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

Job Interests

  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Overnight
  • 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

  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Dementia
  • Home Health Care
  • Stroke
  • Senior Care
  • Elder Care
  • Home Care


  • English

Experience & Education

Home health aide

Apr 2012 - Sep 2017
A pineywoods home health
My job included but was not limited to the following: I spend quality time with my clients for companionship, I did house keeping, errands, light cooking as needed, took clients to and from doctor appointments when needed. Bathing, grooming, administered meds, helping get dressed if needed . I provided any care that was needed in most all areas.
Apr 2012 - Sep 2017

Corrigan Camden high school

Jan 2002 - Jan 2006
Corrigan, TX
Jan 2002 - Jan 2006
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