Care Companion in Littlerock, CA 93543.
Looking for full or part-time work as a care companion.
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- Age 29
- 1 year paid experience
Last signed in: More than 6 months
Home Care Rates
$20 per hour
$50 per full day
$300 per week
My name is Madelyn Kontis, and I live in Littlerock CA.
I graduated from Stephens College in May 2009 with a BA in Acting and a minor in Music. I have been acting since middle school. I play piano, and intend to learn a few other instruments when I can. I have been dancing since Mom put me in classes at age 2.
I was a Live-in Caregiver for one month, but my employer and I couldn't reconcile our differences, and we agreed to split. The rest of my adult care experience consists of taking care of my elderly grandmother before she died. She had a helper come and run her errands a few times a week, so I had to do the cooking and cleaning, help her bathe, and in and out of bed.
In terms of respite care: I have 2 years of experience as a Substitute Paraeducator, which is close to the same thing but at school. I have experience adapting to different levels of disability, mental and physical. My mother is a Special Education teacher, and my brothers both have moderate special needs. One is mildly autistic, and the other is bi-polar with Aspergers Syndrome.
I was the nanny for a family with 2 kids (ages 6 & 8), but they decided they needed a male influence for the son. I have been an occasional sitter for a few families, but they haven't needed my services lately.
When not working I like to knit, sew, quilt, and embroider anything and everything, as well as attend theatrical performances, play board games, take walks, and read.
And, honestly, if I didn't think I was the person you're looking for, and a great fit for your family, then I wouldn't have even applied. Please bear all this in mind, and good luck with your search.
Feel free to contact me with any questions. My E-mail is Madelyn.email@example.com. Thank you.
Age Specific Experience
1 year paid experience with:
- Under 55 years old
- 65 to 74 years old
- 75 to 84 years old
Experience with providing basic care services:
- Conversation and companionship
- Safety supervision
- Meal preparation
- Medication reminders
- Social activities
- Light housekeeping
- Exercise/Physical activities
- Laundry and linen changes
- Mobility assistance
Experience with providing personal care services:
- Feeding and special diet
Experience with providing individualized services:
- Medication Administration
- Medication Assistance
- Medication Management
- Grooming Guidance
- Assistance with Pets
- Meal Planning
Experience with providing health & medical services:
- Wound Care
- Diabetic Care
Availability & Job Preferences
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)
- On call (as needed)
- Will consider either a part time or full time position
- Start date is flexible
My availability is valid through 6/30/16
- Open (all day, everyday)