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Laura Y.

Laura Y.

$20.00 / hr

Poulsbo, WA

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About Laura

I first was introduced to the idea of being a caregiver when I volunteered for a hospice doing administrative work. I liked the idea because I felt it would give me a purpose that I could be proud of... which I am!! I enjoy being a caregiver because I get to help people have a better quality of life and just knowing I helped someone gives me great joy! My strongest quality is that I am an active listener so I am aware of exactly what the client needs. Knowing what they need allows me to do my job effectively.

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

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

Job Interests

  • Part Time

Caregivers that work non-full-time jobs or irregular shifts can negotiate extra compensation in addition to their standard hourly wage.

Skills & Expertise

  • Depression
  • Home Health Care
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Post Surgery Recovery
  • Respiratory Disorders
  • Skin Disorders
  • Vision and Eye Disorders
  • Senior Care
  • Elder Care
  • Home Care

Languages

  • English

Experience & Education

HCA

Sep 2016 - Present
KWA
HCA duties included- client mobility, dressing, meal preparation, hygiene/bathing, dentures, transfers, toileting, shopping, listening to client, suggesting activities, laundry and any needed house work. Most importantly good safe relationship with fun conversation and mutual trust.
Sep 2016 - Present

HCA

Feb 2013 - Dec 2014
Brookdale Apartments
Resident care, CPR card, HCA license, assist residents with daily activities, change oxygen, Ted hose, dressing and toileting assistance, HIPAA compliant, some med tech experience, passing medication to clients, provide dignity, comfort and companionship.
Feb 2013 - Dec 2014

Volunteer

Aug 2013 - Feb 2014
Hospice Of Kitsap County
Administration- Scan and download documents into database, data entry, mailings, weekly audits on client accounts, HIPAA compliant. This position was my inspiration for becoming a HCA
Aug 2013 - Feb 2014

University of Washington

Jan 1994 - Jan 1998
Seattle, WA
Jan 1994 - Jan 1998
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