Caregiver (Former Employee), Modesto – August 31, 2015
Took care of a family member. I was able to stay home to care for my mother and spend quality time with the family too. I appreciated the opportunity to able to do this, and not have someone else care for my mother.
Caregiver (Former Employee), Hawthorne, CA – August 29, 2015
I stay calm while under pressure because working with ill people you have to finish the job but also becareful. I love to do hands-on and great at it. My abilty is to finish my job in those amount of hours I have.
Caregiver (Current Employee), Hawthorne, CA – August 28, 2015
Working with others is something that I enjoy doing. Helping others is also something I emjoy, so being able to do that everyday is a good feeling for me. A typical day at work for me is that I come in check on my client to see how the night was for them. Once we get the day started it is smooth sailing
personal care provider (Former Employee), Lancaster – August 27, 2015
Pros: enjoying the company of someone that appreciates the helping hand
A typical day would include breakfast preparation assisting with feeding,following by medicine, after doing so the care-e would take her routine nap at that time id deep clean house and clothing feed – more... animals and begin to prep Lunch, after lunch i would transport care-e to the senior center for some activity's. 3 olcock transport back to home make dinner assist with feeding then transport to bible study at five oclock . six oclock transport back home and get ready for bed. – less
Caretaker (Former Employee), San Bernardino, CA – August 25, 2015
Pros: putting smile on clients face
Cons: watching client(if they have illness) get worse
I go to the job. Greet the client which is now like family. Cook,clean, what is needed. Make sure everything that is needed is complete. Make sure client is happy and comfortable. If all is done ive done my job right and that makes me happy
IHSS Provider (Former Employee), Oakalnd,CA – August 23, 2015
typical day at work started at 6 a.m make it to job,prep my client for bathing prepare breakfast dress client clean clients room prepare client for trasportatrion Learning experience about elderly.they are some of the sweetiest people.had no problems with my manager.There was no co-workers Hardest part was when client did not want to be cooperative.Most enjoyable was just being able to help.
Caregiver (Former Employee), Victorville,CA – August 20, 2015
I learn from this job to be patient with elderly patients,the most enjoyable is to share experiences to my own.The hardest part of this job I never know the health and temper we will treating the next day.
care provider (Former Employee), Los Angeles, CA – August 19, 2015
The most enjoyable part if the job was to be with children. I love working with kids, it's one of my favorite things to do. i cant' really say what a typical day is because every day was different. The hardest part i would say was trying to get the kids to cooperate at the same time.
Care Provider (Current Employee), Cathedral City, California – August 11, 2015
Pros: I can make my own schedule, free meals and entertainment
Cons: No room for growth
I care for a disabled senior citizen. I help with bathing, domestic cleaning, cooking, wound care, and medication. I learned that being disabled is not the end of life, just a different way of life. My – more... heart has grown larger and compassion is greater. I manage myself and set my own schedule. I work alone. the hardest part of the job is seeing your patient in pain and losing a patient. I enjoy the days when my patient is in good spirits and feels good. I enjoy putting a smile on my patient face. After all a patient is simply a customer, and I enjoy making the customer happy. – less
Caregiver (Current Employee), Hemet, CA – August 5, 2015
Pros: Clients are happy with one on one care
Cons: Job offers little to no hours at times
Personal Care Assistant. Clients are gained by location and availability. Clients will need transportation to and from appointments/errands, meal prep, medication reminders, bathing reminders, bathing – more... assistance, incontinence care/assistance, assistance with dressing and hygiene, laundry, house keeping,assisting clients with transfers and ambulation (including use of cane, walker, and wheelchair), assistance with pet maintenance, supervision of safety and managing/paying bills. Clients will be on hospice or home health services as well, Clients have you working for them an hour some have you up to 12 hours. There are also clients who require live in care/assistance. – less
Caregiver (Former Employee), Concord, CA – August 4, 2015
Pros: good work experince
Cons: short breaks
I enjoyed working with this company it taught me a lot of patients and hands on learning, before starting this job I had a lot of doubts that it wouldn't have been the best fit for me , after almost 2 years of having this experience this is a career that I would enjoy doing forever