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Deborah O.

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Can relocate

12 years of live-in care experience

About Deborah O.

Deborah is a warm, gentle, and proactive carer who is originally from Ireland. She trained as a nurse before managing a hotel in Ireland with her husband. She became a live-in carer in 2011 and has gained a lot of live-in carer experience since often staying with clients long term. She has experience caring for clients with dementia including advanced dementia and Alzheimer’s, clients with poor mobility, clients who are incontinent and clients with urinary catheters. She has also cared for clients with diabetes. Deborah really enjoys cooking and cooks nutritious meals for clients using fresh ingredients. She loves animals and is happy to help care for her client’s pets.

Ok with cats or dogs

Reviews

Family Member J.W (over telephone)

2023-11-13T16:08:25.150Z

“Deborah was incredible with my mum, Mary, especially during those tough final days. Her dedication and kindness, over the years, made a huge difference during this really hard time. She was so gentle and caring, making sure Mum was comfortable and taken care of. Not just the medical things, but she was like a rock for our emotions too. Deborah's warmth and commitment were like a lifeline for us. We're so grateful she was there for us during such a rough period. Her care was a constant source of comfort, and her professionalism and kindness never dimmed during all the years she looked after Mary.”

Skills

Attending Appointments

Cleaning

Companionship

Doing Errands

Doing Laundry

Dressing and Undressing

Driving Licence

Eating and Drinking Assistance

Light house keeping

Live-In Care

Manual Handling

Meal Preparation

Medication Prompting

Moving and Handling

Personal Assistance

Personal Grooming and Hygiene

Pet Companion

Shopping

Wheelchair Assistance

Specialist care

Dressing Wounds

Incontinence pad changes

Mobility

Has driving licence

Cuisine Speciality:

Ok to cook meat and fish

Signature dish:

Deborah really enjoys cooking and cooks nutritious meals for clients using fresh ingredients.

Conditions

Alzheimer's Dementia

Parkinson's disease

Stroke

Terminal Illness

Vascular Dementia

Languages

English

Hobbies

In her spare time, Deborah likes to get out and do things. She enjoys reading, current affairs, walking, and playing games such as Rummikub. She is happy to sit and chat with her clients and discuss something in the paper, play scrabble or do crosswords with them, or take them out.

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