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Care Provided: Day Night Live-in
Years Experience: 15
My name is Elizabeth some people call me Beth. I have been a carer for 15 years. Also, I had the privilege of caring for my elderly in laws who were in their 90s. I loved hearing about their childhood memories and their WWII love story.
I have a psychology degree from Aberystwyth University . Through my psychology studies, I have taken courses in health psychology which enabled me to have a good understanding of individual differences, hidden disabilities, and how ageing affects us all.
Lastly, I am a volunteer at Age UK . Through my volunteering training , Age UK keeps me well informed with the Care Act 2014 and safe guarding policies such as:
> Ensuring Confidentiality
> Ensuring Quality Care
> Meeting needs of others
> Identifying risks
> Risk assessments
> Safe and effective care
> Promoting individual well being
> Promoting care and support with health services
> Improving wellbeing and independence
> Understanding individual needs
In the past, I was trained and certified as medical assistant. I worked in the following:
> Skilled nursing units
> Skilled nursing facilities
> Assisted GPS in large clinical settings/ clinical teaching environments
> Assisted patients after surgery
The skills I have acquired over the years are the following:
> CPR Training
> Needs Assessments
>Assisted Daily Living or ADLs
>Diet & Nutrition
>Assisting and Monitoring with Eating
>Eating and Dressing
>Washing & Dressing
>Supporting Mental Health Well Being
>Assisting with Independent Living
> Environmental Safety
>Assist with Cleaning & Tidying
>Assistance with Technology
>Physical Care & Support
I am certified and I have professional references.
Skills - I have been trained with the following skills
PEG feeding Makaton Supporting Children Supporting Young Adults Tracheostomy Care Without Ventilator Tracheostomy Care With Ventilator Bathing Toileting Assistance with Dressing Wound Dressing Catheter Care APO-Go Insulin Pumps Ventilator Care Nebulizer CPAP 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
Autism Spectrum Disorders Mild Cognitive Impairment Bedbound Parkinson's Disease Anxiety Depression Eating Disorders Type 1 Diabetes (Insulin Dependent) Type 2 Diabetes (Non Insulin Dependent) Osteoporosis Rheumatoid Arthritis Spinal Injury Learning Disabilties Downs Syndrome Multiple Sclerosis Motor Neurone Disease Muscular Dystrophy Epilepsy Paraplegia Traumatic Brain Injury Schizophrenia Bipolar Psychosis Cerebral Palsy Cystic Fibrosis Heart Disease Stroke Post Operative HIV / AIDS Orthopaedic Injuries / Broken Bones Cancer Huntington's Disease Respiratory Illness (COPD, Asthma, etc.) 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: Car
Can I Drive Patients? No, I cannot drive
Event Chaperoning: Yes, Only in the UK
Holiday Chaperoning: Yes, Only in the UK
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.
Give us a call on 0203 369 3624 to discuss how care is priced.
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