Melissa W. Care Companion in Astoria, NY 11102. Looking for full-time work as a care companion.
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- Age 40
- 10 years paid experience
Last signed in: More than 6 months
Rating (1 review)
Home Care Rates $18 per hour
I' live in Astoria, Queens for the past 9 years now. And recently lost my patient to P.S.P. (Progressive Supernuclear Palsy). I've grown attached to her as if she were my grandmother. I will miss her dearly.
I began this type of job all because of my grandmother who had influenced my life in so many ways. To love and care for someone, and by doing so it puts a smile on their face makes me happy. My grandmother have always told me, "Whatever it is that you do, do it well with all of your heart and to the best of your ability." And these are words that I live by daily. Thank you for considering me for the job.
Age Specific Experience
10 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
- 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
- Grooming Guidance
- Meal Planning
Availability & Job Preferences
Prefers to work as a live in care provider
- Permanent (2 or more years)
- Will consider a part time position
- Start date is flexible
My availability is valid through 4/8/15
- Open availability on weekdays (M-F)
Skills & Abilities
Melissa has worked for my father for almost 6 months. She is a very caring and dedicated caregiver. She is extremely reliable and flexible. She has been in several urgent/emergent situations with my Dad and handle them like a pro. My father has benefited greatly from her care and attention and I have benefited greatly being able to rest easier knowing that if there is a problem Melissa will handle it calmly and promptly.
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