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Barbra C.

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Can relocate

28 years of live-in care experience

About Barbra C.

I have worked in care for over 20 years for Alzheimer's society, Haringey Social Services and care agencies in the community and in people's homes providing all aspects of high quality person centred care, empowering and ensuring wellbeing for people living with Dementia & other health conditions. I offer choices and encourage my clients to express their wishes and I respect their decisions. I also enjoy organising therapeutic and meaningful activities such social outings, strawberry picking and playing games of their choice as well as meet their spiritual needs.

Ok with cats or dogs

Training and education

Previous work experience

  • Live in Carer

    Horizon Care Ltd

    UK

    July 2018 until present

  • Carer

    Kate White

    UK

    July 2016 until June 2018

  • Day Service Officer

    The Grange Day Centre - Haringey Council

    UK

    Nov 2002 until Aug 2016

  • Day Centre Worker

    Alzheimer's Society

    UK

    1995 until Oct 2002

Skills

Attending Appointments

Cleaning

Companionship

Computer Assistance

Doing Errands

Doing Laundry

Dressing and Undressing

Eating and Drinking Assistance

Light house keeping

Meal Preparation

Medical Administration

Medication Prompting

Moving and Handling

Personal Assistance

Personal Grooming and Hygiene

Physical Activities

Shopping

Wheelchair Assistance

Specialist care

Catheter Management

Incontinence pad changes

Using a hoist

Ok to cook meat and fish

Signature dish:

Lamb Roast Dinner and Apple Crumble with Ice Cream

Conditions

Alzheimer's Dementia

Cancer

Mild cognitive impairment

Non insulin dependent (Type 2) Diabetes

Terminal Illness

Vascular Dementia

Languages

English

Shona

Hobbies

Country walks, reading, Theatres, art galleries, crafts , vintage & Antiques, handmade markets, socialising , eating out

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