Hi. My name is Rupesh and I live in the city of San Francisco, CA and I've been a caregiver for about 7 years.
How did you get into caregiving?
I became a caregiver, initially, because it was just a job for me. But later on, as I was into this field, it really gave me a lot interest and intrigued me every day to help people around who needed help. And, in a way, it was very rewarding. So that's basically the reason I got into this field.
What advice would you provide to a new caregiver?
My advice for new caregivers would be that this job is 100% about our clients. And at any point, if there is an escalation, we as caregivers will always have to, every time, 100%, stand back, think about the situation, be proactive about it and take it one step at a time. It could get challenging at times but again, this is not about us, it's about our patients. It's about our clients.