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Years Experience: 9

Languages: English, some Spanish and Italian

Certifications: Caregiver Training through Private Home Care, BA in Art and Design

Elizabeth (Liz) K

PROFESSIONAL CAREGIVER

Liz has been a caregiver with Private Home Care since 2014, working as a live-in and hourly caregiver. As a home care professional, Liz believes that aging should not be an end. Instead, people should be able to continue enjoying new opportunities and experiences and finding joy in life, especially at an advanced age. That's why Liz is committed to helping the people she works with to be able to enjoy their lives and have things to look forward to.

One of Liz's most memorable experiences as a caregiver was working with a client who had dementia. She had the opportunity to live-in with the client and provide around-the-clock care, and she loved the opportunity to do art projects and spend time joking and laughing together. Liz's caregiving approach is all about helping her clients live their lives at home, in their own familiar environment, and she thinks PHC is a great place to work because it is a company that truly cares about its clients and is dedicated to helping them live as full a life as possible.

In addition to her caregiving duties, Liz has also used her skills and compassion to inspire her creative pursuits. While working with a client who had dementia, Liz was inspired to write a short book about a dog as a fun activity for both the client and for herself. The project ended up being a rewarding experience for both of them, and it's just one example of how Liz's work as a caregiver has inspired her to use her skills and talents in new and meaningful ways.

“For six years, my mother received around-the-clock care until she passed away. During this time, Liz was one of her caregivers and developed a close relationship with her, becoming more like a "girlfriend" than a caregiver. Liz spent countless hours with my mother, not just providing care, but also having fun and creating meaningful experiences. I know that this made a significant difference in my mother's life, but it also brought me great comfort and peace of mind knowing that she was being well cared for and happy.

-Debra S.

Experience

  • Assisted Living
  • Companionship/Home Management
  • Dementia/Alzheimer’s
  • Handicapped patients
  • Home Health Aide (HHA)
  • Home Health Care
  • Hospice/End of life care
  • Live-in and Hourly Care Experience
  • Med Management
  • Paralysis and mobility issues
  • Skilled Nursing
  • Stroke

Services our Caregivers Provide

Medication Management

Timely cues to take the right medication at the right time.

Companionship

A conversation, sharing stories, a walk in the park, a cup of coffee in the morning, a bond. Caregivers listen, learn, and are good company.

Personal Care

Assisting with dressing, bathing, and daily hygiene. Our skill-assessed caregivers are ready to help.

Light Housekeeping

Doing laundry or dishes, tidying around the house, taking out the garbage, and many other house chores are a part of our daily duties.

Meal Prep/Groceries

Planning and preparing healthy meals, following an old family recipe, and trips to the grocery store.

Transportation

Whether it’s to a doctor’s appointment or to a loved one’s home, caregivers can always provide a ride.

Daily Exercise

We help clients lead an active lifestyle by following an exercise plan or simply encouraging physical activity.

Social Outings & Routine

We help clients live life to the fullest by supporting daily routines and planning indoor and outdoor activities.

Qualifications

  • Have paid caregiving experience or a CNA, PCA, LPN, or RN
  • Be age 21 or older
  • Pass a comprehensive background check, drug test, and reference check
  • Pass PHC’s skills & knowledge assessment
  • Have a good driving record and an insured vehicle
  • Basic English speaking, reading, and writing skills
  • Current TB immunization

Join Private Home Care and be a part of an exceptional team of caregivers.

We highly value and respect our team of professional Caregivers, and that’s why we have higher job satisfaction and lower turnover. When you join PHC, you join a team of professionals that are skilled, knowledgeable, and passionate about serving others and providing the best care.