Sandra R.

$13.00 / hr

Pointblank, TX

About Sandra

I am a compassionate, caring, energetic, happy individual. I have a special love for children, the elderly, animals and handicapped. Grew up in Point Blank, TX on a farm and ranch. From a large family back ground. Parents both living and healthy ages 90 and 84, 5 siblings all living and healthy ages 55 to 65. Being a caregiver comes naturally to me. I have over 30 years experience working in the Medical industry; 25 years as a Professional Caterer; 15 years worked with several agencies as Third Party Contractor including SEIU Local 721, Groundworks Campaigns and Democracy Resources on many political, community, state and local forums and campaigns including LA County SEIU Local 721 Union Members contract negotiations, mediations, strikes and reunification, Fast Food Workers Living Wage Campagin in Texas and California. The Healthy Way LA medical coverage and Covered California for Low Income/No Income/Poverty Level/Homless indviduals and families living without Medical Coverage. Also worked on many state and local political election campaigns. ICurrently working for Texas Home Health out of Clevland, TX. I am available to assist you in caring for your loved one from 12:30 PM until 10:00 PM Sunday through Saturday. Specializing in patient physical rehabilitation, health, fitness, nutrition and mental awarness through low impact exercise, gradual-repeative mobility that helps to build independence, confidence and stronger physical body mobility when possible.

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

  • 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

Exersise low impact therapy assistant

Oct 2014 - Dec 2015
ShwanJackson for Father in Texas
Massive Brain Stem Stroke. From 10/14 - 12/14, 03/15 - 05/15, 06/15 - 08/15, 10/15 - present. Always Monday, Tuesday, Thursday low impact exercise to limbs with progression from 1 pound to 5 pound hand waits, sitting alternating feet shuffles with progression to Stamina model 15-0101GC digital peddler foot bike 3 times daily, swallowing, vocal chords and voice octive regeneration exercises. Saturday and Sunday reading, standing up and sitting down exercise, assist performing routine chores such as loading dishwasher, doing laundry, cleaning and sanitizing medical equipment, surfaces and feeding apparatus. Wheel chair to walker progress obtained. Freestanding hand held forward steps achieved currently.
Oct 2014 - Dec 2015

Physical and Cognative AssistantTherapist

Feb 2014 - Nov 2015
Carelinx/John (patient)
Three days per week performed physical and Cognative therapy as prescribed by physical therapist. Transported John to and from Physical Therapy Center twice weekly and participated fully in John's prescribed Physical and yoga exercises therapy with monitored assistance from Therapist. Morning shower and grooming and coffee.
Feb 2014 - Nov 2015

Caregiver

Dec 2012 - Oct 2015
Willam Jones/Private Pay
Assist with personal affairs, vitals, meds, meals, Dr apps, low impact physical therapy pescribed by Kaiser's Physical Therapy Dept., insulin injection, medical eye drops. Patient early stage Alzheimer disease, multiple strokes
Dec 2012 - Oct 2015

Caregiver, Personal Business Assistant and Physical Therapist

Mar 2013 - Oct 2014
Jacqueline Shelly
M.S. patient. Bed and wheel chair transfer. Tolitries, grooming baths meds meals exercise/physical therapy shopping transportation personal banking
Mar 2013 - Oct 2014

Caregiver

Dec 2012 - Aug 2014
Companion Care Plus/Beatrice Anderson
Provide personal care, meds, vitals, meals, Dr appointments, grooming, Med equipment, bed to wheelchair, assist with bath/toiletries, breakfast, low impact exercise. Stroke patient.
Dec 2012 - Aug 2014

Care Giver

Dec 2011 - Dec 2012
Inhome Supportive Services /Ms. Mary Jackson
Assist with meds, personal hygiene, meals, cleaning, Dr apps., vitals, walking and low impact trimming exercise. Patient obese, strict diet, Bipolar,
Dec 2011 - Dec 2012

Caregiver

Dec 2007 - Dec 2010
Home Instead Senior Care/Ms Carroll Buchanan
Meals, cleaning, meds,vitals, personal hygiene, bed to chair, Dr apps, medical equipment.!
Dec 2007 - Dec 2010

News Dimensions Training Academy

Sep 2003 - May 2006
Sep 2003 - May 2006

Durham Business College

Sep 1975 - Jun 1977
Sep 1975 - Jun 1977
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