Cons: not enough pay
*start of the day with change in report from prior shift; check for daily showers; prepare for those showers; assist the residents with dressing, toileting, bathing, transfers, OT/PT appointments,
*Assist in the dining room, or assist in the hall with all meals
*answer all call lights, report any changes with any resident to the nurse, i.e. vitals, – more... symptoms, etc.
* assist the nurse
* end of day change of report to the next shift coming in Chart all ADL's
Management is average. They are able to answer questions, provide answers and assist with any personal problems.
My co- workers are great to work with and very enjoyable.
The hardest part of the job is the fact that I care too much and want the best for everyone that is there. Caring too much is hard.
The most enjoyable is the fact that I can always put a smile on their faces with my personality. I love having fun, singing and making them smile. – less