I am a hardworking, confident and enthusiastic individual with 19 years experience gained in the care industry. I have experience with both companionship roles and high end care roles and adapt easily to the environment I am in and requirement from me for that role. I have a wide experience with various conditions, including but not limited to; Freidrich's Ataxia, MS, Dementia, Parkinson's, Challenging behaviour and Elderly care. I have proven ability in working to high standards at all times and I evidence this on a daily basis by keeping areas clean and tidy at all times, and by completing all daily tasks in a timely manner. I have had feedback from several previous clients praising my efforts to meet all of their care needs.
I poses excellent communication and interpersonal skills, working well both as a member of a team and also on own initiative when faced with any situation. I am dependable, reliable and thoroughly enjoy learning about my client, building up great relationships with them during my time supporting them. I am passionate about providing a nourishing, well rounded, balanced diet for client as food feeds the soul, as well as supporting the body to optimise function and energy use.
I am competent with administering medications and am very careful when doing so, observing instruction from doctors, pharmacy labels and ensuring correct doses are received. I can support people with mobility needs and have no problem with hoisting or using other aides to help people mobilise safely.
Ok with cats or dogs
Training and education
NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care
Dressing and Undressing
Eating and Drinking Assistance
Moving and Handling
Personal Grooming and Hygiene
Using a hoist
I enjoy short walks, like reading, conversational, like to socialise, enjoy listening to music and wildlife.