I'm a caring and devoted home health aide with over 25 years of experience in the field of assisting, and caring for the elderly. My professional background consists of caring for the elderly with Parkinson's, MS, and Alzheimer's along with dementia and schizophrenia disorder. I have provided loving care within nursing homes, as well as in home care over these years and truly enjoy and take great pleasure in what I am doing in providing loving and quality care. I have addressed a few of my employment records below, but also have reference letters from others over my years in the field and will provide further details as required.
I was a Home Health Aide from 04/1999-present and self-employed in Stafford, VA, providing in-home care for the elderly, with the responsibilities of taking care of their health needs as well as their daily care with feeding, bathing and transportation as required.
*I provided care for elderly couple during a 5 year span that included bathing, transportation, shopping and light housekeeping.
*I provided care for a woman diagnosed with MS during a 3 year span that included bathing, transportation, shopping and light housekeeping.
*I provided care for elderly woman who was diagnosed with Alzheimer's and Parkinson's. My responsibilities entailed proper feeding, bathing, changing of clothes, bedding and maintaining her personal hygiene.
I was a CNA/Med Tech from 04/1998-04/1999 in a nursing home in Fredericksburg, VA. I provided care within the nursing home ensuring proper medications were kept and inventoried as well as properly disbursed for all patients. Responsibilities also included the care of over 12 patients during my shift, which included the cleaning of the room, feeding along with proper hygiene and activities.
* Red Cross CPR
* Med Technician certified.
Education and Training:
* Med Technician Training Fredericksburg, VA
* CNA Training Carlsbad, CA.
Qualifications and Skills:
* I spent 25 years of caring for the elderly in multiple settings including nursing homes, in-home care, and assisted living facilities.
* 3 years supervisory experience in nursing homes.
* 2 years of experience as a med technician.