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Care Provided: Day
Languages: English Dutch
Years Experience: 3
My name is Alice. I have over 2 years experience within the care sector. I am currently a care support worker providing care within the community to client groups with a diverse range of disabilities such as dementia, mental health and learning disabilities.
I specialise in supporting people within a supported living scheme run by the Hackney council. I also worked as a live in carer with a client who had late stage Alzheimer’s.
I am as an honest, caring, cheerful and friendly person. My hobbies include listening to music, dancing, going on holidays/trips and reading.
I have completed health and safety, moving and handling, assisting and administering medication.
Also, I have learnt how to develop a working relationship with clients. I have developed strong organisational skills and knowledge of diversity issues in the work place and how to effectively manage these differences.
I seek to help individuals grow in independence through empathy, kindness and empowerment.
Skills - I have been trained with the following skills
Bathing Toileting Assistance with Dressing Catheter Care Companionship Cooking Laundry Cleaning Administrative Tasks Hoist Assistance Moving and Handling Medication Reminders Eating and Drinking Assistance
Experience - I have worked with these issues in the past
Mild Cognitive Impairment Bedbound Parkinson's Disease Anxiety Depression Osteoporosis Rheumatoid Arthritis Heart Disease Stroke Post Operative Orthopaedic Injuries / Broken Bones Cancer Urinary Disorder (UTI, Incontinence, etc.) Poor or Declining Mobility Dementia (Alzheimer, Vascular, etc.) Deafness Visual Impairment Physical Disability End Of Life Care ME/CFS (Chronic Fatigue Syndrome)
I get to work by: Public transport
Can I Drive Patients? No, I cannot drive
Hobbies - I have an interest in these activities and like to talk about them.
Cooking & Baking
Pet Preferences - I am happy to look after these sorts of pets alongside a patient.
Reviewed on 25th October 2021
Alice was very friendly and, had she been able to get used to the routine and not had unexpected problems with childcare would have made a really good weekend carer for me. I was sorry to lose her.