Pros: great learning experience working with both verbal and non verbal individuals, meeting the needs of many different types of people.
I was responsible for everyday living skills of mentally and physically handicapped individuals ranging in ages from teenagers to elderly adults.
Taking the clients on social outings and to appts.
Served meals,fed,bathed,passed meds and socialized with them. They also had a daily programming schedule while they were at home.
From this job I learned – more... that everyone is an individual and expresses themselves in many different ways.
It was an enjoyable job and the best part was caring for the clients. Making sure all of their needs were met on a daily basis.
The hardest part was the changes they made that took a lot of enjoyment out of the job. – less