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The following is a listing our families experience with Belinda who gave care to my bed-bound mother and lived “round-the- clock” in my mothers mobile home: Belinda performed the following personal care duties with the same care as if our mother were Belinda’s mother.
Giving bed-baths, changing “diapers,” applying creams, giving facials, brushing teeth, distributing medicines per doctors directions, changing sheets and pillow cases, changing bed liners, placing pillows in boney areas while turning patient, placing pillows for support.
Belinda worked closely with hospice RN’s, bather, and others including hospice social worker. She placed weekly orders with hospice for diapers, creams, lotions, gloves. She called pharmacy to recorder medications in a timely manner.
Belinda cooked, prepared, and fed patient daily with breakfast, lunch dinner, and snacks. She did patients laundry and housekeeping.
From February through July 2006, she ran the single-patient household, made shopping ... Read More »
Your caregiver has a gentle touch and compassion when dealing with elderly. We contracted her thru Golden Independence Home Care on June 10, 2007, with her 5-star personality she was able to get my wife motivated to eat, drink, swallow, take her outside in wheel chair, bath her, do her make-up and shampoo hair wash and set. My wife is 81 years old with two breaks in the right hip area and broken pelvis. She has worked around the clock 7 days 24 hour care.
The caregiver created a form to indicate the pills taken, food calories and protein amounts and blood pressure and exercise info.