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Paulette Linn 100 Broadway Lane New Parkland, CA, 91010 Cell: (555) 987-1234


Experienced Respite Worker providing emotional and physical support to primary caregivers. Encourage open communications with family members and the loved one being care for by facilitating discussions and recommending additional resources. Committed to providing reliable relief care.


  • Responsive to patient needs
  • Ability to operate lift devices
  • Physically strong
  • Mentally sharp
  • Valid driver’s license
  • First aid certification
  • Schedule flexibility
  • Highly interactive

    Work Experience

    May 2013 to Present Senior Care Services–New Cityland, CA Respite Worker
  • Provide rides to medical appointments.
  • Perform light housekeeping duties and meal preparations.
  • Help primary caregivers reassess obligations and restructure schedules when necessary to provide time for breaks to recharge. June 2005 to April 2013 Comfort Keepers–New Cityland, CA Respite Worker
  • Tidied up, washed linens, did vacuuming and performed other household chores to give primary caregivers a break.
  • Scheduled regular meetings with patients, primary caregivers and family members to discuss care-related issues.
  • Kept detailed records of all care provided, including tasks performed and any observed issues with patients. February 2003 to March 2005 Family Care Center–New Cityland, CA Respite Worker
  • Sat down with primary caregivers to take notes, answer questions and confirm relevant details such as any allergies and special food preferences.
  • Assisted patients with bathroom needs and daily grooming habits.
  • Voluntarily attended local respite care meetings to boost overall caregiving skills. June 2002 to January 2003 Compassionate Care Services–New Cityland, CA Respite Worker
  • Prepared reports for any incidents that took place while patient was under care.
  • Provided care to a variety of patients, from infants and children to adults recovering from illnesses and seniors with dementia symptoms.
  • Performed CPR and contacted emergency response services as necessary.


    2002 St. Joseph High School, New Cityland, CA High School Diploma
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