Riyaaq A.

$15.00 / hr

Madison, WI

About Riyaaq

I am a very diligent and compassionate caregiver. I am extremely dependable and trustworthy. I have taken care of many families in the two years that I have officially worked as a caregiver, however, I like to say I have been a care giver for most of my life. I took care of my grandmother who suffered from Alzheimers for eight years. Taking care of her helped me realize the importance of companionship, respect, compassion and patience to not only my patients but to everyone. These are the traits and values I use everyday to help the people I care for have a great quality of life. I have worked with many different patients ranging from patients who need full assistance to patients who need minimal assistance. What I enjoy most about being a caregiver is the connection and the rapport I make with the patients and families I work with.

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

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

Job Interests

  • Part Time
  • 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

  • ALS
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Arthritis
  • Cardiovascular Disorders
  • COPD
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Home Health Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Palliative Care
  • Vision and Eye Disorders
  • Senior Care
  • Elder Care
  • Home Care

Languages

  • English

Experience & Education

Caregiver

Jan 2018 - Present
Brighstar Senior Living
Assisted patients with personal requirements and their daily living activities, including keeping spaces clean and helping with grooming. Additionally, obtained and monitored and documented patients' vital signs and tracked behaviors to keep the health care team well- informed. Finally, offered social support and companionship by transporting individuals to and from events and activities.
Jan 2018 - Present

Edgewood College

Jan 2017 - Jan 2021
Madison, WI
Jan 2017 - Jan 2021
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