I became a Caregiver due to my husband unable to care for himself and was to embarrassed to have someone come after him to clean and bathe him. He had his leg amputated right below his knee cap and had to wear diapers per say as he would describe it, along with being bedridden. I believe the best way to describe why I like to be a Caregiver is having the ability to assist a person to complete a task and to let them know that they are still valued, no matter with what type of disability they have or situation they need help with to continue their lifestyle. My personal achievement that I am proud of is being able to care for my husband whether it was brushing his hair, shaving his face, changing him, helping him sit up from bed, making sure that he took his medication, check his sugar levels, making sure he ate had something to drink. Along with taking care of his responsibilities as far as taking out the trash to the curb, mowing the lawn, trimming the bushes, touch up painting the walls, taking the cars for inspections, motor oil changes and taking the vehicles when they needed flats fixed, nothing is to small or big. I am very patient, an at tentative listener, compassionate, caring, detail oriented, reliable and a hard worker. I believe that I have been a caregiver once I became a mother and most recently as a wife to care for my disabled husband. Since my husbands passing, I would like to help someone in continuing their lifestyle they were accustom to before their
Caregivers that work non-full-time jobs or irregular shifts can negotiate extra compensation in addition to their standard hourly wage.
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