Hi. My name's Gabrielle. I live in Fullerton, CA and I've been a caregiver for three and a half years.
How did you get into caregiving?
I became a caregiver because my mom was a nurse my whole life and I took the CNA class and found that I really enjoyed it and now I'm in nursing school.
What advice would you provide to a new caregiver?
My advice to a new caregiver would be to be very open minded. I've been in contact with many different people. Many different types of people, whether they are the client, patient, or the people that you're working with.
Who is one of your most memorable clients?
A client that I'll never forget is this lady that I had. She was very grumpy and never really wanted to be bothered, but one day I sat and I talked to her for a while and I learned who she really was and she was a very nice lady. I learned that when you take the time with people that you find out who they really are and sometimes bring the good out in them.