Hi. My name is Sandra. I live in Tallahassee, FL. I have 25 years in caregiving.
How did you get into caregiving?
I became a caregiver because of my grandmother and my mother and friend. She had started me doing this and I really enjoy it.
What advice would you provide to a new caregiver?
My advice to a new caregiver is to make sure the client is clean, fed, watch them really close for falling, make sure that everything is at the floor for them that could they could not stumble on anything. Make sure they're comfortable and clean.
Who is one of your most memorable clients?
A client I'll never forget is Arthur. I'll never forget him. He was a pleasant person to work with. He was sick and had cancer. He had a good spirit, always happy when I went there. I just enjoyed working with him, taking him to the doctor, taking him riding, taking him to the post, preparing food for him. I just enjoyed working with him. I worked there for 10 years. I really enjoyed working with him.