Grace K. Care Companion in Western Springs, IL 60558.
Looking for full or part-time work as a care companion.
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Western Springs, IL
- Age 51
- 10 years paid experience
Last signed in: More than 6 months
Home Care Rates
$15 per hour
$20 per half day
$140 per full day
1996 - 1999 I work for Georgia Boolookas in Lake Forest IL to take care of her paralyze Sister Angela Boolookas (Greek 89 years old ) in her home on Sundays and Holidays She was paralyzed and bed written . I work until she died. Georgia Boolookas later move in to Maravilla Retirement Center , 145 Milwaukee Ave. Vernon Hills IL 847-793-2470 I call retirement center and I was inform she pass o way in 2006 and retirement center change the name to Park & Vernon Hills Retirement Center .
2000 - 2006 I mostly work as emergency in temporary positions with patients in Hospice Care some times several days or weekends or several nights in a roll. The positions was very short because patients was very ill.
from Oct 2005 to Feb 2006 take care of Angela Paluso 212 Rosedale Ct , Bloomingdale IL 60108 (83 years old Italian ) I work with her on Sundays as replacement caregiver . My responsibility in the morning bathed her , dressed her up , check blood pressure and made blood test , dispense medication depended on reading, G-tub feeding plus regular feeding during the day including cooking . She had small few strokes and she lost speech she use wheelchair and hospital bed (she also had 1 dog , 3 cats ) Family replace the regular caregiver and she have her own weekend replacement. Angela Paluso died in Mar 2006 Son Ralf Paluso Hillandale dr. Bloomingdale IL 60108
Jan 3 2007 1 week Mrs. Mr. Luis Negri , Spinning Wheel Rd, Hinsdale IL 60521 I take care his wife as live- in caregiver she was on G-tub feeding 22x7 , she pass o way after 1 week of work (hospice care). Son Joe Negri
Feb 10 2007- May 2 2007 Mr. Donald Conley ( Attorney 80 years old) Spinning Wheel Rd , Hinsdale IL 60521 His wife was primary caregiver of her husband until February 2007 she was taken to hospital and she pass away from complications of stroke . I was hired temporarily to take care Donald Conley (stroke victim) until family make other arrangements . My responsibility was help Mr. Conley in morning starting with physical therapy, bathing, dressing, shaving, prepare meal, dispense the medication , arrange doctor appointments and drive for the visits and physical therapy ,
Age Specific Experience
10 years paid experience
Experience with providing basic care services:
- Conversation and companionship
- Meal preparation
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Experience with providing individualized services:
- Meal Planning
Experience with providing health & medical services:
- Diabetic Care
- Ostomy Care
Availability & Job Preferences
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)
- Will consider either a part time or full time position
- Start date is flexible
My availability is valid through 12/8/15
- Open (all day, everyday)
Skills & Abilities