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Sheryl G., Care Companion in Pompano Beach, FL 33066 with 18 years paid experience

Sheryl G. Care Companion in Pompano Beach, FL 33066

Looking for full or part-time work as a care companion.

Pompano Beach, FL (Pompano Beach, FL • 24 miles away | will travel 20 mi)

  • 18 years paid experience
  • Female

Last signed in: More than 6 months

Home Care Rates $15 per hour

Sheryl’s Bio

Hello! My name is Sheryl. How may I assist you? From a young age, I was taught the importance of intergenerational and intragenerational service. I feel it is important to be able to continue to grow and engage with the world, which supports our personal sense of belonging and well-being.

I am a compassionate home care and dementia professional experienced in delivering individualized services across various care settings. I currently care partner with a local agency as a Home Health Aide, and also with private clients. I have a diverse skillset, which provides a deeper connection with those I assist.

EXPERIENCE:
1. June 2017 to Present: HHA - Home Health Aide, Platinum Select Nursing, LLC - Boca Raton, FL
a. Care Settings: Alzheimer’s, coronary, glioblastoma, hospice, neurological, orthopedic, palliative, Parkinson’s, post-surgery, short term memory, speech.
2. Private Client - Support Services: September 2003 to Present
a. Care Partner Settings: challenges with activities of daily living, cancer, post-surgery, post-stroke, progressive vision loss, home-bound recovery.

CERTIFICATIONS:
1. MHEC Montessori Home Engagement Certified, HCC Home Care Certified (NCCAP).
2. MDEC Montessori Dementia Engagement Certified (NCCAP).
3. Crisis Prevention and Intervention Training Certified (CPIT) With Escape and Evasion Physical Intervention Techniques (Crisis Consultant Group, LLC).
4. Florida Certified Food Handler (S.E.R.V.E. Program, Inc.).

FLORIDA REQUIREMENTS
1. First Aid, CPR, AED, BLS June 2019 to June 2021. Physical. Chest Xray.
2. Level II Criminal Live Scan / AHCA. Professional Liability Insurance.
3. Palm Beach County, Florida Home Caregiver ID. FL Driver License.
4. CE Units: HIPAA, Prevention of Medical Errors, Infection Control (BBP), COVID-19, AIDS-HIV-OSHA, Assistance with Self-Medications, Alzheimer’s Disease, and Domestic Violence.

SUMMARY:
1. Care is person-centered, thoughtfully designed, practical, and carefully prepared.
2. Independence and safety: introduce individualized adaptations, organize space, adjust lighting/contrast, and reduce distractions.
3. Design activities, puzzles, games, and edutainment tailored to the client’s experience and interests.
4. Design memory aids to assess, enhance, promote, increase, or modify activity, engagement, communication, orientation, wayfinding, or behaviors.

Experience

Age Specific Experience

18 years paid experience with:

  • 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
  • Shopping
  • Mobility assistance

Experience with providing personal care services:

  • Bathing
  • Dressing
  • Grooming
  • Feeding and special diet
  • Toileting

Experience with providing individualized services:

  • Medication Assistance
  • Grooming Guidance
  • Assistance with Pets
  • Meal Planning

Availability & Job Preferences

Availability Duration

Prefers to work as a live in care provider

  • 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)

Job Duration

  • Willing consider either a part time or full time position
  • Start date is flexible

Availability

My availability is valid through 6/1/21

  • Weekday Early Morning
  • Weekday Evenings
  • Weekends Daytime
  • Weekends Evenings

References

Platinum Select N. is a reference for Sheryl G. Relationship: Co-worker
Virginia C. is a reference for Sheryl G. Relationship: Client
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Sheryl G.
Sheryl G.
Pompano Beach, FL 33066
18

years experience

Home Care Rates $15 per hour

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