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Leonora M.

Care Companion in Brooklyn, NY 11216.

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

  • First Aid Training

    First Aid Training

  • CPR Training

    CPR Training

Brooklyn, NY

  • Age 52
  • 3 years paid experience
  • Female

Last signed in: Within three months

Home Care Rates $20 per hour

Leonora’s Bio

I am a certified Home Help Aide who is certified in First Aid and Family and Friends CPR.

I obtained my certification from Partners-In-Care where I was employed working families providing personal one-on-one hands on care and related services to clients who are elderly and disabled. I also had the opportunity to worked with private families in times past. Most recently, I had the privilege to care for my mom who was hospitalized this year and is now recovering back in the Caribbean.

Within my experience, my role as a CHHA to my clients was to:

Serves as a companion and helps keep the patient's spirits lifted during the illness or condition.

Help them get in and out of bed, and while in bed, to change, position, and reposition or turn them.

Help with ambulation and transfer

Assist with personal hygiene, toileting, bathing, dressing, grooming, skin care, mouth care, nail care, incontinence care, and caring for basic needs.

Helps clients and their families deal with nutritional needs, basic meal preparation, feeding and assisting the clients in feeding

Performs health-related duties, i.e., administering medications, monitoring pulse rate and respiration, changing bandages and dressings, and assisting with medical equipment in the home.

Medication reminders

Help to monitor the patient’s overall health and well being

Offer clients support in all aspects of their daily lives including emotional and psychological support.

Provides assistance for physical therapy exercises and artificial limbs

Accompany patients to doctor's appointments and assist the patient in getting around outside the home. Mobility.

Keep records of the patient's condition and treatment for the doctor and medical supervisor.

Assist in the day-to-day tasks of running a household such as cleaning (cleaning, dusting, vacuuming, laundry) and housekeeping (Bed making, Cooking, grocery shopping, errands)

Engage the clients in healthy conversation, Crafts, Reading, Game playing

 

Experience

Age Specific Experience

3 years paid experience with:

  • 65 to 74 years old
  • 75 to 84 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
  • Meal Planning
  • Nutrition Education
  • Mobility Training

Experience with providing health & medical services:

  • Diabetic Care

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)
  • Permanent (2 or more years)
  • On call (as needed)

Job Duration

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

Availability

My availability is valid through 4/17/17

  • Weekday Early Morning
  • Day-time Weekdays (M - F)
  • Weekday Afternoons
  • Weekday Evenings
  • Weekends Daytime

Skills & Abilities

Languages Spoken

  • English
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Leonora M.
Leonora M.
Brooklyn, NY 11216
52

years
of age

3

years experience

Home Care Rates $20 per hour

  • Basic Background Check

  • First Aid Training

  • CPR Training

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