B Smith

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Elder Care Provider in Kanata

Hi there; I am available to assist your loved one for the following: companionship , care giving, light meal prep, light housework. I have extensive experience working with and assisting in both a home setting and long term care Nursing Home. I have a love and empathy for the elderly population and an excellent understanding of the transition and changes that are experienced throughout the process of aging. I have a cheerful disposition and love to impart this to the people I meet. Your relatives are treated as if they are mine. My Mission Statement: To deliver dignified and compassionate care while respecting the individuality of those I encounter. To encourage and motivate people daily while providing a sense of normalcy in day to day activities. Education Algonquin College Health Care Aide Honours Diploma ( similar to PSW ) Courses: Palliative Care Specialty Aggression/ Alzheimers And Dementia Specialty Behaviour Management Specialty Visiting Homemaker 35 hr course A.M.S. Wheelchair Systems - proper seating and positioning of disabled adults Dysphasia Courses (swallowing and feeding difficulties) WHIMIS Training certified many times Previous Job Experience : Health Care Aide Duties : Activities of Daily Living: ie bathing ,grooming , dressing, incontinence care, social emotional support, exercise, memory care Lifts and Transfers: with mechanical devices and , proactive attention to safety of environment Nutrition : feeding and or encouragement , adequate fluid consumption Homecare : long term in home care of elderly woman with dementia enabling the client to be in familiar surroundings and avoiding long term care for as long as possible. Psycho-Geriatric Program Development 12 year employee dedicated to delivering dignified and compassionate care Motivated many upgraded courses taken each year Excellent team player but able to work and self start independently Assistant Adjuvant working with the Occupational and Physiotherapists to assist in the maintenance of programs initiated by the OT and the PT. Responsible for the training of staff in the proper and safe use of new institutional equipment i.e. Versa Lifts, wheel chairs, Geri chairs, bathing systems, walking devices. Responsible for implementation and design of a Psycho-Geriatric Program, working alongside Doctors and RNs on a committee to assess the needs of residents. This included behaviour therapies and the syndication of new and innovative methods for resident programs. One on one Alzheimers and dementia care. My job was to assess our residents and direct the programs needed to assist the resident while putting their families at ease. Close contact with the families, administration and medical staff were part of the daily routine

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Email Address ...@gmail.com Confirmed
Phone Number 613-795-... Confirmed
Years of Experience 13
Provider Type Individuals
Companion Yes
Homecare Yes
Pay
Services
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Household
Start Date: Asap Yes
Day To Work: To Be Determined Yes
Languages None Identitied

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