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Amanda H. Care Companion in Providence, RI 02908. Looking for full or part-time work as a care companion.

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Providence, RI

  • Age 23
  • 4 years paid experience
  • Female

Last signed in: More than 6 months

Rating Average rating of 5 (1 review)

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If you have the opportunity to hire Amanda, please do it! She is a gem. Mature, compassionate, and warm. Pa...

- Theresa M.
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Home Care Rates $10 per hour

Amanda’s Bio

My name is Amanda Horgan, and I have about four and half years experience with the elderly. I took nursing my junior and senior year of high school and we went out to different nursing homes and to some hospitals caring for the elderly, I was awarded my CNA at graduation. I let my CNA go because I prefer to be more of a companion to the elderly then to care for them medically. Throughout the two years of going out to the nursing homes i began to learn that most of the elderly were lonely and just wanted someone to talk to and sit with, and I love doing that. Its so facinating learning about their lives and the struggles they went through. It makes you take a step back and enjoy life.
I also have an 83 year old grandmother who I help. I bring her to her doctor appointments, do her grocery shopping, set up her pills, do puzzles with her, prepare meals for her. I love her to pieces. I spend alot of time with her. She has the beginning onset of dementia, she has hearing and eye sight problems, she's a diabetic, she has bad knees so she uses a walker, and she has had a stroke in the past. So you can say just through her i have learned alot, and i have alot of experience helping elderly with alot of health problems.
 
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Experience

Age Specific Experience

4 years paid experience

Experience with providing basic care services:

  • Conversation and companionship
  • Meal preparation

Availability & Job Preferences

Job Duration

  • Will consider either a part time or full time position

Availability

My availability is valid through 8/7/13

  • Open (all day, everyday)

Skills & Abilities

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Reviews

5 out of 5 stars

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If you have the opportunity to hire Amanda, please do it! She is a gem. Mature, compassionate, and warm. Patient, responsible and wise beyond her years. She has been a companion, caregiver to my Mother in Law for 8 months. A wonderul young lady!

- Theresa M.
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