I’m Mary, 34 years old and I’m a Filipino. Back at home, I was a registered nurse and worked as a private nurse for a year. And now, that I’m living in Toronto, I change my career as PSW. My recent experience is working in the community home care, where I cared for a palliative client, client with Dementia and those elderly who experienced falls. Most of my responsibilities are, giving the medication, preparing the food and feeding the client, change diaper, bathing and more. I also had experience caring with kids ages 10 months to 8 yrs. Old. I worked as live-in caregiver for 7 yrs. During my day off, I usually watch movies on Netflix and occasionally cooked for my friends (before covid exist).
7 yrs. Experience live-in caregiver • Prepare and serve meals with balanced nutrition and ensuring food safety. • Organized fun and educational games, read story books that increased children interest in story time and plan outdoor activities such as walking to the local playground and park. • Perform light housekeeping duties and run errands. • Taught children safe behaviors such as seeking adult assistance when crossing the street and avoiding contact with unsafe objects. • Supervised children while parents were on vacation and weekend getaways. • Physically and verbally interacted with children throughout the day. • Handled all transportation pick up and drop off of the child. • Performed housekeeping task including doing laundry, cleaning common areas and play spaces. • Dressing and changing a diaper. • Cleaning milk bottles and sterilized. • Supervised baths. Additional Experiences/Qualifications: Elderly care/PSW Experience: October 2020-November 2020 (Palliative client) December 2020- March 2021 (Community home care) 1-year private nurse in the Philippines • Assisting with personal care, which may include bathroom functions, bathing, grooming, dressing, and eating. • Following a prescribed healthcare plan, which may include assisting with exercise and administering medication. • Ensuring the client’s home is organized according to their needs and that safety measures are in place. • Providing emotional support and encouragement to perform necessary tasks. • Providing mobility assistance (helping the client in and out of bed, a chair, or a wheelchair) • Transporting or escorting the client to medical and other appointments. • Monitoring and reporting changes in health, behavior, and needs.