• Lianne G
  • Disability Support Worker
  • 55 years old from Geelong West, VIC

Introduction

I am a motivated Personal Care Assistant with hands-on training and placement experience working at Brentwood Aged Care facility with geriatric, dementia and stroke clients. I feel confident that my strong bedside manner and skill in providing high quality care makes me an ideal match for any Personal Care position . During my placement I worked with clients providing and documenting all personal care services such as feeding, bathing, and assisting with mobility. My focus on safety and my nurturing nature allows me to help boost resident morale and help them maintain dignity in times of distress. My dedication to delivering top-notch care to every individual I serve is evidenced by the following professional standards: • Patient-Centered Care: Providing care that is respectful of and responsive to individual patient preferences, needs, and values, and ensuring that patient values guide all clinical decisions. • Process Improvement: Implementing improvements to the routine forms used to track patient progress and treatments. • Collaboration: Partner with other personal care assistants and registered nurses to effectively track status, progress and overall well being of patients. In addition to holding current Aged Care and Home and Community Care certification, I also hold current a current First Aid Certificate level 2 and current Police Check. In summary, I feel that I am a strong candidate for the job because I have the knowledge and enthusiasm that you are looking for. I would welcome the chance to speak with you more about my background and about this position. Thank you so much for your time and consideration.

Employment History

    Experience 1. One hundred and seventeen hours placement at Brentwood Aged Care - Experience in caring for residents who are aged, suffering from dementia and/or unable to communicate because of language barriers and limited comprehension. - Use of continence aids. - Patient of the day (checking rooms and observations). - Feeding of residents. - Use of hoists and manual handling equipment. of painting and Drawing Specialising in Portraits in oils 3. Self Employed Artist Practitioner 4. Self Employed Picture Framer All aspects of creative picture framing and conservation 5. Wacom Cintique & Painter Technology Demonstrator All aspects of digital painting, software and hardware

Skills

  • Home Care Assistant
  • Elderly Care

Certificates

  • Certificate in Home & Community Care
  • Certificate III in Aged Care