Caregiver: Chantal
Gender
Female
Country of Origin
Other
Age
47
Current location
Other
Languages
English
Last modified
2023-10-21 20:40
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Experience
Previously worked with
Elderly care
Previous experience in
diabetic and patient lifting equipment
Description of previous experience as a caregiver
Country
Other
Start date
How long
less than a year
Additional Details
Holds visa
Visa region permission
Marital status
Single
Driving license
Yes
Smoking
No
Criminal background
No
More info / About
My name is, Chantal Florus from Cape Town, South Africa. I am confident in having patience for senior care. I have empathy in taking care of seniors. I done my training at a senior home named Erica Place in Silvertown, Cape Town. My duties was not limited, as the ENA Would call on me where needed. •I bed bathed three seniors in the mornings. •First senior had stroke (male) who could only use one hand and arm, full body bed bath, change adult diaper, clothe and put into wheelchair then taken to dining area. • Second senior(male) blind, bath at bedside, top body and legs. He would wash mid section. No adult nappy change. Clothe and put into wheelchair, then taken to dining area. • Third senior (male) bath full body at bed side standing. Disburse of fluid from catheter and measure fluid. Nappy change with catheter on, Clothe and he gets in wheelchair, then taken to dining area. • After bathing three seniors, make beds with clean bedding. Then assist in dining area with feeding seniors (male and female) who cannot eat on their own. Monitor frail section of seniors (male and female) assist some to the toilet, and some dirty by accident, take them to the room to clean up. • Washed senior male's hair and towel dried. Washed senior female's hair and blow dried and flat ironed. Assisted dementia and Alzheimer seniors in frail care. •Served tea to all seniors at 10 am and 3pm. Escort seniors some days to hospital for check up. •Bedside care for sick senior on last hours before departed. Nail care for hands. Grooming hair. Other adhoc assistance for seniors who ask for help on a personal capacity. For example, packing cupboard neatly, rubbing ointment on back, taking wheelchair bound to the tuck shop on premises. Just to name a few. The seniors grew fond of me while doing my practical, and some were sad when į finished. I will visit them again, and assist seniors who ask. I adapt easily to any work environment and consider myself a quick learner and eager to learn new skills.
References
No
Certificates and documents
TOEFL, Vocational certificate, and Recommendation letters
Education
Education
12 years
BTEC in Health and Social Care
None
English - understanding & speaking level
Proficient
English - reading & writing level
Proficient
Preferences
Needed tenure type
Full Time
Prefer to work with
Interested to work in
Canada
Interested in working in regions
Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Yukon, and flexible
Availability date
2023-11-30
Willing to do
house cleaning, laundry, supermarket / shopping, cooking and food preparation, washing dishes, help dressing up, help with walking, help with bath, changing diaper, lift and move a patient, and patient care at night
Would like to have a day off on
flexible
Willingness to fill in on weekend (if the law enables it)
Yes
Willingness to fill in for caregivers long vacations (if the law enables it)
Yes
Willingness to work in a house with animals
No
Additional Details
Holds visa
Previous work permit
Visa region permission
Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan, and Yukon
Marital status
Single
Driving license
Yes
Smoking
No
Criminal background
No
More info / About
My name is, Chantal Florus from Cape Town, South Africa. I am confident in having patience for senior care. I have empathy in taking care of seniors. I done my training at a senior home named Erica Place in Silvertown, Cape Town. My duties was not limited, as the ENA Would call on me where needed. •I bed bathed three seniors in the mornings. •First senior had stroke (male) who could only use one hand and arm, full body bed bath, change adult diaper, clothe and put into wheelchair then taken to dining area. • Second senior(male) blind, bath at bedside, top body and legs. He would wash mid section. No adult nappy change. Clothe and put into wheelchair, then taken to dining area. • Third senior (male) bath full body at bed side standing. Disburse of fluid from catheter and measure fluid. Nappy change with catheter on, Clothe and he gets in wheelchair, then taken to dining area. • After bathing three seniors, make beds with clean bedding. Then assist in dining area with feeding seniors (male and female) who cannot eat on their own. Monitor frail section of seniors (male and female) assist some to the toilet, and some dirty by accident, take them to the room to clean up. • Washed senior male's hair and towel dried. Washed senior female's hair and blow dried and flat ironed. Assisted dementia and Alzheimer seniors in frail care. •Served tea to all seniors at 10 am and 3pm. Escort seniors some days to hospital for check up. •Bedside care for sick senior on last hours before departed. Nail care for hands. Grooming hair. Other adhoc assistance for seniors who ask for help on a personal capacity. For example, packing cupboard neatly, rubbing ointment on back, taking wheelchair bound to the tuck shop on premises. Just to name a few. The seniors grew fond of me while doing my practical, and some were sad when į finished. I will visit them again, and assist seniors who ask. I adapt easily to any work environment and consider myself a quick learner and eager to learn new skills.
References
No
Certificates and documents
TOEFL, Vocational certificate, and Recommendation letters
Education
Education
12 years
BTEC in Health and Social Care
None
English - understanding & speaking level
5
English - reading & writing level
5