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Margaret L., Care Companion in Washington, LA 70589 with 16 years paid experience

Margaret L. Care Companion in Washington, LA 70589

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

  • First aid certification

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    First aid certification

  • CPR certification

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    CPR certification

Washington, LA

  • 16 years paid experience
  • Female

Last signed in: Within five months

Home Care Rates $12 per hour
$48 per half day
$96 per full day

Margaret’s Bio

I have been a caregiver since before 2002 and always loved and enjoyed being around my grandparents, so helping people like them has really been quite a joy and not like work at all. I have experience assisting people in their homes with the following health conditions; Cancer (many types, including the hospice stage), COPD, Edema, Emphysema, Heart Disease, MS, Parkinson's Disease, Stroke survivors, In addition, I have extensive experience with people that are Wheelchair bound, and/or require walking aides such as walkers or canes, and have one full time Summer job taking care of a quadriplegic. Basically anything, my clients needed a help with in their home, I did which included; Menu planning, grocery shopping, cooking and/or light meal prep & after meal clean-up, house cleaning, laundry, personal care, grooming (such as hair washing/setting and/or blow drying, make-up, transfers for those bound to wheelchairs, driving to appointments and/or errands not previously described.

Experience

Age Specific Experience

16 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
  • Shopping
  • Mobility assistance

Experience with providing personal care services:

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

Experience with providing individualized services:

  • Medication Administration
  • Medication Assistance
  • Medication Management
  • Grooming Guidance
  • Assistance with Pets
  • Meal Planning
  • Nutrition Education
  • Mobility Training

Experience with providing health & medical services:

  • Wound Care
  • Pain Management
  • Diabetic Care

Willing to run errands

Willing to provide non-medical transportation (e.g. to appointments, shopping, errands, etc.)

Availability & Job Preferences

Availability Duration

Prefers to provide visiting care

  • Short term (1 to 3 months)
  • Temporary (4 to 12 months)
  • Permanent (1 to 2 years)

Job Duration

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

Availability

My availability is valid through 10/30/20

  • Open availability on weekdays (M-F)

References

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Margaret L.
Margaret L.
Washington, LA 70589
16

years experience

Home Care Rates $12 per hour
$48 per half day
$96 per full day

  • Basic background check

  • First aid training

  • CPR certification

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