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Sonia Crosse

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Personal Support Workers  Activities of Daily Living, Assisting with Exercise, Bathing, Dementia Care, Dressing, Light House Keeping, Palliative Care

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Introduction

Helping people live their best is what I have done for the last 15 years. Worked with a diverse population of elderly with a variety of diagnosis' and have enjoyed being able to show empathy, sympathy and give the care that they require to succeed and function with as much independence as possible in everyday life.

Highlights of my experience duties
•Providing diverse support services to hospice patients, including personal hygiene assistance, light meal preparation, errands, bed making, medication administration, and general companionship.
•Communicating with caregivers, families, and health care providers to ensure appropriate patient treatment and offer support and encouragement in stressful and emotional situations.
•Assisting Alzheimer/Dementia client in their daily living routine activities includes, feeding, grooming, bathing, vital signs, oral care, emotional support etc.
•Assisting client in daily exercise, charting and documentation of patient care

With my expertise in providing general support for end-of-life patients and their families—coupled with my outstanding empathy, patience, and communication abilities—I am confident that I can greatly contribute to make an immediate and positive impact on your loved ones lives

Qualifications: -

Personal Support Worker

Gentle Persuasive Approach (GPA)

Food and Nutrition Handling Certification

Living with Dementia (Alzheimer Society Durham Region)

First Aid and CPR Certified

Criminal Record Check

Drivers License (G) & own vehicle

 

Spoken Languages

  • English
  • Hindi

Services

Bathing/sponge bath (In Appointment) $22.00 Hour

Dressing and undressing
Explaining to patients the tasks to be be conducted prior to service

Peri care (In Appointment) $22.00 Hour

• Empty urinary drainage bags/assisting in changing ostomy bags, measuring of fluid intake and output
• Changing clients products, peri care,
• Communicating with patients ensuring that the patient feels respected and comfortable

Oral Hygiene/Skin Care/Vital signs/Hearing aid (In Appointment) $20.00 Hour

Helping client to brush teeth
cleaning Dentures
Skin care or application of any prescribed cream
Vital signs and documenting
Helping client to take off/on hearing aid.

Hoyer lift/Ceiling Lift transfer (In Appointment) $22.00 Visit

For Client safety family member is also required to assist to operate a hoyer lift

light food prep/feeding client/serving food/meds reminder (In Appointment) $22.00 Visit

Light cooking (sandwiches, microwave or oven prep food, tea, coffee)
Feeding client
Medication reminder
Diabetes checkup/Insolin reminder
Assist Clients to follow diet plan

Excercising and daily walk (In Appointment) $18.00 Hour

Ensuring patients get daily walks
Following exercises instructions and making sure client are doing in timely manner

Compression stockings (In Appointment) $18.00 Visit

Taking off/on Compression stockings
Hand Washing socks and putting away for drying.

Light House Cleaning (In Appointment) $22.00 Hour

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