1. What made you decide to become a Caregiver?
I love helping others in need! It feels really good.
2. What does professionalism mean to you?
On-time, appropriately dressed, acting in a polite manner.
3. What does preparation mean to you in regards to your workday?
Making sure I bring everything I need to work, then preparing my day appropriately so that I can complete everything I need to do.
4. What does framework mean to you in the caregiver arena?
Foundation of nursing practice.
5. How are you meeting the needs of others as a Caregiver?
Providing anything they need and making them as comfortable as possible.
6. Professionalism: How do you take responsibility for yourself?
7. Preparation: How do you reduce risk to yourself and your client?
Lifting appropriately, creating a safe environment, and making sure that you get help when needed.
8. What does proper attire mean to you?
Usually scrubs, professional (not too tight or loose).
9. What does proper mobility mean to you?
Proper lifting techniques.
10. What precautions do you take?
Standard unless otherwise stated.
11. What observations do you make when working?
How patients are looking, walking, what other staff is doing, etc.
12. What does self-control mean to you?
Not acting without thinking.
13. What does it mean to follow a care plan?
Diagnoses (nursing), planning, intervention, evaluation.
14. What is proper communication?
Repeating after listening.
15. How do you maintain a proper environment?
Keep it clean, organized.
16. How do you maintain meeting the basic needs of your client?
Communicate with the clients about their needs and then meet.
17. What does patience mean to you in the framework of caregiving?
Not rushing with clients even if you have a lot to do.
18. How do you handle the unexpected?
Take it as it is and handle situations of greatest importance to least.
19. What does proper documentation look like?
All tasks documented appropriately.
20. How do you review and improve?
Go over what I did and improve on what I can.