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Akosua D.

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Can relocate

7 years of live-in care experience

About Akosua D.

I have worked in the health sector for over 10 years, working in the community, live-in care, with the elderly and learning disability clients. I have worked with ceiling and standing hoist, wheelchair, slide sheets, banana slide, and patient turner among others. Most of my duties have been in personal care, medication, shopping, cooking cleaning, socialising, and companionship. I am a qualified medication, health and safety, covid, manual handling, hoisting etc. I am a compassionate Live-in, Support Worker and Healthcare Assistant with a lot of practical experiences gained through work and also with family. Confident in providing personal care to both the old and the young as well as helping with their everyday needs as individuals. Able to monitor and record vital signs and observations in line with professional guidelines. Takes pride in maintaining patient confidentiality and treating every individual with dignity, offering emotional support and empathy in addition to practical care. A team player and always willing to learn.

Ok with cats or dogs

Skills

Administration

Attending Appointments

Cleaning

Companionship

Computer Assistance

Doing Errands

Doing Laundry

Dressing and Undressing

Eating and Drinking Assistance

Light house keeping

Manual Handling

Shopping

Specialist care

Dressing Wounds

Incontinence pad changes

Using a hoist

Mobility

Has driving licence

Ok to cook meat and fish

Signature dish:

West African chicken stew

Conditions

Alzheimer's Dementia

Anxiety

Autism

Cancer

Depression

Learning Disability

Mild cognitive impairment

Physical Disability

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Languages

English

Twi

Hobbies

I love travelling, reading and cooking for friends and family.

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