Leanne D.|Aumsville, OR
10 yrs exp
53 yrs old
Home Health Aid, Personal Care, Housekeeping ,companionship. Full Or Part Time.
I have always worked with seniors with Alzheimer's or dementia. My first experience was when I was 16 and stayed with my grandmother who had Alzheimer's. At this time I knew nothing about Alzheimer's, yet I could communicate with her and understand her when no one else could. I am calm, caring, understanding and respectful of people's homes and privacy.. I believe people have the right to stay in their own home as long as possible and I enjoy being able to he make that happen! I have also worked with mentally ill at the Oregon State hospital, Hillcrest with youth offenders, in home care, adult care homes/nursing homes which included helping with therapies: physical, occupational and speech therapy. I also have very good skills assisting with ambulation.
I have a lot of experience with managing, setting up and giving medications. I am very observant and easily notice changes in behavior, mood and symptoms that could be causing medical issues.