Hi, I'm Racheal. I live in Sacramento, CA and I have four years of experience in caregiving.
How did you get into caregiving?
I became a caregiver after having to help my family take care of my grandmother when she was ill before she passed away.
What advice would you provide to a new caregiver?
My advice to a new caregiver would be you always have to put yourself in client's shoes and just remember, how would you feel if you were in their situation? So just have a lot of patience and you don't want to take away their independence so involve them. Have interactive caregiving. Like if you know they used to love to cook, maybe they could sit there and help you cut up the stuff. You guys can cook together.
Who is one of your most memorable clients?
A client I would never forget is Barbara. She was always so cheerful, happy and so grateful for everything I would do for her.