(Hourly rate is negotiable depending on level of care required)
Being a caregiver for 12 years and loving this career! Ever-since being introduced to this career, I have acquired the passion and enthusiasm into taking care of, not only seniors, but people of all age groups who desperately require care and assistance and having to make them feel secure and happy in their own environment, homes and communities and making an impact in their lives so that they may get through each day with comfort and peace. I am very passionate with the work i do. I have taken care of several patients in the past from which i have had many different experiences with, which involved bathing, laundry, toilet assistance, hoyer lift, meal preparation, feeding, using feeding machine, medication, doctor/nurse visits, dental appointments and moreso with hospice cases.
Welcome to my Carelinx profile. My name is Paula , After 2 years of living in Las Vegas NV. I decided to return California . I am a seasoned caregiver working in healthcare for 27 + years , caring for people is a passion of mine, I also worked in Mental Health and Hospice . For the past 13 years I've worked as a caregiver, homecare and home hospice care, I am also registered with IHSS. My past and present duties/ experiences as a caregiver are such as these but not limited , Dementia/Alzheimer, Tube Feeding, Vitals , Compainoin Care, Catherter Care, Colostomy Care, Meal Prep/ Special Diet, Diabetes ,ALS , Vitals , Bed Ridden Patients , Cancer Patients, Terminally Diagnosis, Doctor Appointments, Wound Care, Medication Reminders, Medication Management , Showering/BedBath, Stroke Patients, charting etc.. Hourly rate: $15-$25 /hour .
My goal as a Caregiver is to provide a tailored needed service to each individual client .I have taken TWO-STEP Tuberculin skin test with negative results . PCA , CPR & FIRST AID CERTIFIED. Certificates: CONNECTING THROUGH CARES , HOSPICE 101 . References letters ,Certificates & Resume upon request. Hello my name is Renee Taufa, I live in East Palo Alto, I've been a caregiver for 14 plus years now. I start working as a caregiver when my grandmother in my last year in high school, she was diagnosed with dementia so us family members take great care of her. From there I felt like it's my calling to give back to elders because of what they've done-taking great care of us, which my grandmother did who raised me.
I've work worked in short and long term care in facilities, rehabilitations and also in seniors private home. Assisting seniors with ADLs, exercise, transferring, grooming, light housekeeping, and offer assistant with other tasks. I enjoy helping clients achieve short or long term goal, talk with them and find out what's their favorite book, show on tv, music they like.
I love cooking and baking by following recipes online or cookbook or whatever the clients wants.
In my spare time I love watching documentaries, read autobiography books, hanging out with my families and friends, go to movies, and love listening to classical music.
Thank you, have a wonderful day.