Vicki B.|Washington, MO
10 yrs exp
63 yrs old
I Cared For Dementia/Alzheimer's Patient 24/7 For 9 + Years, Also A Parkinson's Patient Before That.
Full-time caregiver/nurse for Alzheimer s patient. Worked 24/7 for 9 + years in Patients home. Patient progressed during this time period from moderate decline into end stage Alzheimer s Responsibilities included feeding, bathing, diaper changing, medication administration, skin tear/pressure sore treatment and wound assessment and treatment. Massage therapy, Music therapy, passive exercises to slow muscle wasting/atrophy. Everything that was required as patient was total care. Kept in contact with patient s PCP. Also worked as a Psychiatric Nurse at Mercy. Patients of all ages and diagnoses. Have plenty of experience with kids.