Experiencedand motivated professional caregiver for Alzheimer’s disease anddementia. Also participated in the provision of non-medical home careand assistance for the elderly and people with disabilities. Currentcertification with the necessary care provision as well as closeworking, monitoring and interaction with patients who suffer fromAlzheimer’s. Activities involved include provision of cooking,cleaning and companionship. Demonstrated and proven understanding ofpatients and also unwavering patients when it comes to provision ofcare. Also equipped with necessary skills for assisting the extremelydiffused, anxious and traumatic conditions for the confused patients.Anticipating to utilize the background skills and abilities in thecare giving sector with a renowned institutions that rewards hardwork, assures patient assistance and compassion in all spheres.
Proper and well-founded understanding of mobility needs and the subsequent provision of assistance
Expertise in the recording, data collection and charting of progress and daily activities
Sufficient understanding of the basic and complex medical procedures in care provision
Adequate training and experience in cleaning, bathing and grooming of the patients.
Training in the application of respiratory equipment
Expertise in recording, documentation and record management procedures
Ability to show calmness and level headedness under extreme pressure
Quick to learn, observe, make decisions and solve problems according to the stipulated guidelines
Ability to perform all the general housekeeping activities
Knowledge of the medical terminologies applied in the field.
Alzheimer`sand Dementia Caregiver October 2015 to Present
Wentworthof Las Vegas Assisted living Las Vegas, NV
Provision of assistance during mealtimes which involved the preparation, serving and feeding of organic dinners each and every night
Complete incontinence care, bathing/showering, provision of meals and feeding as well as the handing out of medications
Provision of adequate end of life care
Offering sufficient company which includes but not limited to movie nights, Bingo and engaging in light exercise on a weekly basis.
Multitasking in between the various roles and responsibilities allocated
Full assistance with daily patient activities
Occasional conflict resolution coupled with basic strategic crisis intervention as required
In cases of dementia, order was maintained especially for the affected residents with the aim of reducing stress not only for the residents but also staff members
Close communication, information dissemination and interaction with the relevant families of the patients on a daily basis.
Taking part in patient medication which includes the following:
Transportation to medical appointments
Offer reminders to all the clients while ensuring that no overdose, under dose or skipped medications took place
Recording and restocking the drug inventories
Injury and wound care
Provision, verification and recording of patient treatment consent forms
MedTech/Caregiver March 2014 to September 2015
VintageNewport Senior Living Newport Beach, CA
Responsible of maintaining and creating patient`s charts.
Performed daily minichart audits.
Scheduling doctor`s appointments for residents and taking vital signs
Record restock medication inventories.
Ensuring the provision of current medications that treat cognitive symptoms. As such, for patients with symptoms of Alzheimer/s disease such as memory loss, confusion, and reasoning problems, Cholinesterase inhibitors (Aricept, Exelon and Razadyne) as well as memantine (Namenda) were administered appropriately.
Also provision of medication to patients depending on stage of Alzheimer’s disease. These included:
Prescription of Donepezil (Aricept) for all stages
Rivastigmine (Exelon) for both mild and moderate Alzheimer’s disease
Administration of Galantamine (Razadyne) for mild and moderate disease
Caregiver February 2013 to September 2015
InHome Support Services (IHSS) –
Plan and prepare meals, followed by cleanup
Daily record keeping, maintenance and charting
Tasked with the creation and maintenance of a comfortable and viable environment within the home for residents to experience maximum care and satisfaction
Offering a loving companionship and friendship to resident patients hence creating room for story sharing, enjoying the stay and also instilling the feeling that they have been taken care of sufficiently.
Caregiver/Receptionist/MedTech May 2012 to March 2014
SpringSenior Assisted Living Torrance, CA
Wound Care, scheduling doctor`s appointments for patient and taking vital signs
Performing various office duties such as making beds, washing and changing linen.
Provision of Assisted Hospice Care throughout the patient’s stay
Counseling of family members and relatives on the care, progress or regress of the patient’s health
Responsible for Patients` Transportation to Medical Appointments
Administer Patient`s Medications.
Completed new patient charts and reassembled damaged charts.
Caregiver December 2010 to December 2012
AltaHome Care, Inc. Orange, CA
Documented daily activities of the client
Accompanied the client to the grocery store, post office and doctor`s appointment.
Cooked served and cleaned the utensils
MedicalRecords Clerk September 2008 to September 2009
AspireHome Health Care Torrance, CA
Responsible for maintaining and creating patient`s charts.
Performed daily minichart audits
Distributed and collected 485"s and Interim Orders from doctors.
Verified and recorded patient Consent for treatment forms.
GarfieldHigh School – San Diego, CA
LosAngeles Southwest College Liberal Arts
AmericanCareer College Los Angeles – Los Angeles, CA