Kirsten E.|Long Beach, CA
10 yrs exp
40 yrs old
Certified Nursing Assistant Available Full-Time.
I have been in home care for the past 30 years. I started at the age of 7 years old when my great grandmother became older and needed personal care I was the only person that she would allow to assist her with showering, hair and nail care. I assisted her as she gradually declined with meal planning and preparation and caring for her personal needs before and after school. I enjoy camping, spending time with my family, gardening, cooking, baking, playing board games and meeting new people. I have experience with ailments such as Alzheimer's, Diabetes, stages Stages 1-4 Renal Failure, Cancer Care, End of Life Comfort Care, Dementia, Arthritis and Depression.
I have mastery in personal care and hygiene, proper diet and meal planning, Hoyer lifts, proper bed making techniques, patient transfer from bed to chair (wheelchair), utilizing gate belts, proper wound care, checking vitals, utilizing manual and automatic pressure cuffs, checking blood sugar levels and recording results.