Hello, my name is Ebony. I live in Pasadena, CA and I've been a caregiver for 4 years.
How did you get into caregiving?
I became a caregiver because I love to be able to help elderly or young people. As long as I am helping somebody at the end of the day, I feel like I'm doing my job.
What advice would you provide to a new caregiver?
My advice for a new caregiver would be, always do your job to the best of your ability. Remember that the client, customer or resident is always right and we are there to satisfy them, not ourselves. And always be loving, kind and caring and have the passion to do your job.
Who is one of your most memorable clients?
A client that I will never forget is Metrita because from the moment I met her I felt nothing but joy walking in. She was wonderful. I would sit and listen to her for hours, talking about her family and all her close friends. She was very appreciative from the service that I delivered to her, and then that I didn't just gain a job but I gained a friendship. And I was able to fill her needs as a caregiver.