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Barbara M., Care Companion in Encinitas, CA 92024 with 0 years paid experience

Barbara M. Care Companion in Encinitas, CA 92024

Looking for part-time work as a care companion.

  • First aid certification

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    First aid certification

  • CPR certification

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    CPR certification

Encinitas, CA (Encinitas, CA • 8 miles away | will travel 20 mi)

  • 0 years paid experience
  • Female

Last signed in: More than 6 months

Home Care Rates $20 per hour

Barbara’s Bio

Since Covid, I have been my mothers caregiver as she is recovering from hip surgery. At the end of February she fell and broke her hip. She was in a recovery home when they closed doors to visitors. Since the business I worked for closed, I had the time to be my mom's home health provider. After she came home, I came over 4 days a week to help (my brother and his family live with her, but they work). I sat in on all the Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy sessions, so I would be able to help with these. I managed her medications and prepared meals, and did her laundry. She appreciated me just sitting with her and watching her favorite shows. This extra time also allowed me to cook and deliver meals for her sister and her husband once a week, who were of course house bound. My mom will be 90 this year, her sister is 88. My mother is much more independent now, so I regularly take her and her sister out for errands and lunch. While this hasn't been a paid position, it has shown me that this could be a new career move, as I really enjoy helping and serving people. It is very important to me to make a positive difference in peoples lives!

Experience

Age Specific Experience

0 years paid experience with:

  • Over 85 years old

Experience with providing basic care services:

  • Conversation and companionship
  • Safety supervision
  • Meal preparation
  • Medication reminders
  • Light housekeeping
  • Exercise/Physical activities
  • Laundry and linen changes
  • Shopping

Experience with providing personal care services:

  • Dressing
  • Grooming
  • Feeding and special diet

Experience with providing individualized services:

  • Medication Assistance
  • Grooming Guidance
  • Assistance with Pets

Willing to run errands

Willing to provide non-medical transportation (e.g. to appointments, shopping, errands, etc.)

Availability & Job Preferences

Availability Duration

Prefers to provide visiting care

  • Short term (1 to 3 months)
  • Temporary (4 to 12 months)
  • Permanent (1 to 2 years)
  • Permanent (2 or more years)

Job Duration

  • Willing to consider a part time position
  • Start date is flexible

Availability

My availability is valid through 2/10/21

  • Day-time Weekdays (M - F)
  • Weekday Afternoons
  • Weekends Daytime

References

Barbara R. is a reference for Barbara M. Relationship: Family

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Barbara M.
Barbara M.
Encinitas, CA 92024
0

years experience

Home Care Rates $20 per hour

  • Basic background check

  • First aid training

  • CPR certification

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