Care Companion in Miami, FL 33131.
Looking for part-time work as a care companion.
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- Age 31
- 0 years paid experience
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Home Care Rates $25 per hour
I became a caregiver at the young age of 5. This is my story. Months before I was born my father got into an accident at Plum Island, MA. He was pulled under by a strong undertow causing him to hit his head on the ocean floor. The impact broke his upper spine which made him a quadriplegic. My mother, a very strong woman in many aspects, pulled him from the water and stayed by his side from that day forward. At the age of 5 I began learning how to be a caregiver for my father. This instilled many skills and life lessons that others my age had never encountered.
When I was 14 my father was diagnosed with cancer. The cancer quickly took his life, but his longest struggle was with quadriplegia. In his honor, I vow to never stop my efforts in supporting the spinal cord injury community.
I've made it my mission to make a lasting, positive impact on the lives of others by sharing my personal story. I am proud to be a peer family mentor with the Greater Boston Chapter of the National Spinal Cord Injury Association. I continually strive to raise awareness and funds by gaining and addressing new audiences. I am currently working on an initiative that will improve the lives of those affected by SCI in addition to working in SCI research.
I am new to the LA area and would love to be a part of your family!
Age Specific Experience
0 years paid experience with:
- Under 55 years old
- 55 to 64 years old
- 65 to 74 years old
- 75 to 84 years old
- Over 85 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 Assistance
- Medication Management
- Grooming Guidance
- Assistance with Pets
- Meal Planning
- Nutrition Education
Willing to run errands
Willing to provide non-medical transportation (e.g. to appointments, shopping, errands, etc.)
Availability & Job Preferences
Prefers to provide visiting care
- Short term (1 to 3 months)
- Temporary (4 to 12 months)
- On call (as needed)
- Will consider a part time position
- Available to start on 6/18/2015
My availability is valid through 8/31/15
- Open (all day, everyday)
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