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Judy S.

Judy S.

$12.00 / hr

Vancouver, WA

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About Judy

I became a caregiver because I like to help people. I feel that everyone deserves to be treated with respect no matter their age, disability or mental condition. I love the feeling you get each day just helping people and talking with them. My last consumer had wanted to lose weight for over a year with no success. Her goal was to be under 200 pounds but she didn't like exercising. So I introduced kickball, dancing. daily walks and window shopping to lose weight without it feeling like exercise to her. And after 10 months of salads and games we made it down to 198.5. We still correspond long distance so that I can encourage her to continue with her commitment. I worked at Highland Terrace in Camas when I was 18 as a nurse aide and loved the satisfaction I got each day after work knowing my patients were taken care of. I was born in Washington and moved to Alaska when I was 21. I spent the last 30 living in Kenai Alaska and have now relocated back here around my family. I cared for my father, mother and sister as they died from cancer. I have worked in this field and feel I am best suited for this kind of job. I am very prompt for all scheduled shifts, I work well with others and don't mind going out of my way to help someone else.

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

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

Job Interests

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

    Skills & Expertise

    • Cancer Recovery
    • Hospice Care
    • Senior Care
    • Elder Care
    • Home Care

    Languages

    • English

    Experience & Education

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