Care Companion in Laguna Hills, CA 92653.
Looking for part-time work as a care companion.
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First Aid Training
First Aid Training
Laguna Hills, CA
- Age 30
- 1 year paid experience
Last signed in: Within four months
Home Care Rates $20 per hour
I just completed a year of full-time caregiving for my aunt. Unfortunately, her physical demands became too much for an independent living setting and my family moved her to a more capable facility just before Thanksgiving.
My aunt is blind, and in addition struggled with some memory challenges. In caring for her, I cooked, cleaned, ran errands, took her on walks, engaged in conversation, facilitated entertainment in the home (such as books on tape, Ted talks, etc.). We went on outings in the community and participated in events at her independent living community.
I'm in my late 20's and able-bodied, although slight-of-build and probably not well-suited for jobs requiring heavy lifting of individuals.
I am a college graduate, with a BA in Sociology. I have lived all around the country and traveled a fair amount internationally. I enjoy getting to know new people. I am a very clean and organized person, and find joy in being helpful to others.
Age Specific Experience
1 year paid experience
Experience with providing basic care services:
- Conversation and companionship
- Safety supervision
- Meal preparation
- Social activities
- Light housekeeping
- Exercise/Physical activities
- Laundry and linen changes
- Mobility assistance
Experience with providing personal care services:
Experience with providing individualized services:
- Medication Assistance
- Assistance with Pets
Availability & Job Preferences
Prefers to provide visiting care
- Short term (1 to 3 months)
- Temporary (4 to 12 months)
- Will consider a part time position
- Available to start on 12/7/2015
My availability is valid through 12/28/15
- Open availability on weekdays (M-F)
Skills & Abilities
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