1. What made you decide to become a Caregiver?
Wanted to help people.
2. What does professionalism mean to you?
Practicing with integrity and patience.
3. What does preparation mean to you in regards to your workday?
Having a plan always makes things go smoother.
4. What does framework mean to you in the caregiver arena?
Guidelines for proper care.
5. How are you meeting the needs of others as a Caregiver?
Providing comfort and care during their time of need.
6. Professionalism: How do you take responsibility for yourself?
Attitude: Treat others as I would want my family treated
Mood: Positivity is contagious
Motivation: Doing my best every day
Job knowledge: Always willing to learn
Compassion: Putting myself in their shoes
7. Preparation: How do you reduce risk to yourself and your client?
Having a plan and communicating with teammates clearly and concisely.
8. What does proper attire mean to you?
Crisp, clean uniform, close-toed shoes, proper hair.
9. What does proper mobility mean to you?
Being able to perform all job functions.
10. What precautions do you take?
Working as a team, proper lifting techniques.
11. What observations do you make when working?
Everything possible in my environment and my client’s environment.
12. What does self-control mean to you?
Putting someone else’s needs and desires first.
13. What does it mean to follow a care plan?
Proper care for my client, care plans keep everyone involve in care on the same page.
14. What is proper communication?
Clear, concise communication with the ability to accept criticism.
15. How do you maintain a proper environment?
Putting their care first and foremost.
16. How do you maintain meeting the basic needs of your client?
Careful inspection of the environment, work in conjunction with auxiliary staff.
17. What does patience mean to you in the framework of caregiving?
Acknowledging that my timeline may not be the same as my clients. Working at their pace.
18. How do you handle the unexpected?
Take a deep breath and make a plan.
19. What does proper documentation look like?
Clear, concise, timely, and detailed.
20. How do you review and improve?
Feedback from peers, patients, and supervisors.