Essa M

Talented Companion Care, Safe Movement, Safety Monitoring, Medication Management, and Brain Development, Available Now!
Dallas, Texas
Active 3 hours ago
10 yrs experience
Pay negotiable

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Reasons to Hire Me

  • I bring out the potential in others to shine.

Elder Care in Dallas, Texas

SUMMARY Experience in private and nursing homes in companion care, helping bring life-giving, new experiences to elders and those around them, alongside safety monitoring, medication management, and healthy meals. I monitor meds/movement/baths (no 'deadlifting'/diapering/wiping), dry/dress/feed/cook/tidy, companion, errand [prefer any transport be in family car]. Avoiding hi-shed pets & scented homes due to allergies. BIO U.S.-born. Invested, detailed, compassionate -- serving in nursing homes, ministerially and in-home. SUPERB COMPANION, cherry-picked by Nursing Home Director for LIFE-ENHANCING CARE: Proactive, positive, collaborative. in free-time I am quietly in-room /on computer or out, in community. QUALIFIED *Cooking, Companionship, Safety-Monitoring for Medically-Fragile *Graduate of Top, Holistic Medical School in Behavioral Science *Mentoring: Stress-release, Empowered Perspective, Wisdom *Premium Car Insurance, Accident-Free Record, 25 Years *PRISTINE BACKGROUND (clean, re-verified Aug 2020) *Alzheimer's Caregiver Workshop (Emory, 2018) *AARP Driver's Ed Class Assistant (2017) *Calming, Kind, Conscientious *Loss and Grief Specialist AGILE As a live-in (full-time stay), I've cared for well-off families with chronic illness part-time, e.g., stable movement, mentor, house help, cook, transport for 71 year old Veteran with diabetes, COPD, PTSD, and mobility and memory issues; cook, aid meds/doc visits, tidy, chaperone for 75 year old Energy Exec with brain cancer. In sum, I monitor safety, assist stable walking, create field trips/in-home adventures for joyful memories/positive emotions, help keep brains and bodies active with skills-building, proactively inform family, cook (healthy), feed, manage oral meds, tidy home, assist calm dogs (allergic to cats), pick-up RXs, & transport. EXPERIENCED Nursing home for infirm, 5 years: Co-hort in wit, aid in expression for isolated/scared elders. Companionship, life-review, stress-relief, creative projects. Private care [cancer, brain injury, mobility], 3 years: Chaperone arts outings; bring humor, aliveness and lightness. Companionship, med management, feeding, dressing, cooking, light hygiene. Residential healing center, 5 years: Cooking, cleaning, safety planning, emotional support/coaching. *Bring consistent compassion to people in transition/uncertainty. Business support, 21 years: National awards for exceptional service. Supervise employees, prioritize tasks, organize, develop systems. Also: Assisted art at renowned Happy Hearts elder program. Per supervisor: "You're a NATURAL with elders!"

Availability

I can work:
Start ASAP
Schedule TBD
Live in
Live out
Part-time
Occasional
Short term
Long term

Services

Physical therapy
Occupational therapy
Mental health disability
Transportation
Companion
Respite
Responsibilities include:
Has own vehicle
Bathing
Administer medication
Housekeeping
Laundry
Meal preparation
Groceries
Errands

Qualifications

Background check
Close to transit
Drivers license
CPR
I can speak
English

Training

The minimum education level I have is:
Completed university

Job Details

I can provide care:
In my home
Additional info:
Comfortable with family pets

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