Catherine Q.|Concord, MA
10 yrs exp
76 yrs old
Part Time Personal Assistant, Caregiver
After many years experience in elder and special needs care, as well as the long term understanding that comes from being a family member of siblings with special needs, I have been proud of my skills in listening, observing, noting activity patterns, and helping those with special needs, impairments, to face, practice and master new skills relevant to their age and situation, improve their confidence at adding a new connection or two, at a pace that matches their abilities, but still expands their areas of involvement. I find positive growth diminishes other problem issues, and makes learning seem possible, not frightening.
My skills were built in years before certifications were required - yet I am known for exceeding expectations, and stand firmly on my role in expanding capabilities safely, through individually designed plan to increase, monitor and support involvement.