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Caregiver/Attendant for Special Needs w/CLASS Medicaid program

Caregiver

May 2015 - August 2017 • San Marcos, TX

What I liked

I loved working with Morgan! The summer before college and a couple summers after that, I spent my weekdays with Morgan and the family helping Morgan go about her day. Responsibilities included morning routines, educational activities, games, mealtimes, exercise, etc. Morgan has a great network of physical and speech therapists and working with her included a chance to learn a bit about what they do to help Morgan as well. The best part is really feeling like you are a part of the Gamez family and it’s such a treasure to work with Morgan because of her spunk and liveliness - she’s a funny lady for sure, and working with her is so fun and rewarding.

What I wish was different

Advice

Don’t be shy! The family is so nice and they are always so flexible, so happy to teach you different things you need to know, and so welcoming. Also be prepared to do some new fun activities sometimes! The family has lots of devices and activities there, but it can be a lot of fun to bring new games or learning activities to enjoy with Morgan.
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Caregiver

February 2015 • San Marcos, TX

What I liked

Lisa is a wonderful employer and Morgan is a wonderful lady! I could never have a bad day with Morgan's contagiously bubbly personality, she makes coming to work so fun. There's so many things she can do despite her disability and I'm happy to be able to help! Loving home and family, really makes you feel like you're part of the family and not just paid help for their daughter. Good pay and flexible hours, perfect for a part-time job during school or something to do during the summer - there's lots of trips out of the house and swimming days during the summer!

What I wish was different

N/a

Advice

Don't be afraid to ask the family questions! There's lots of specialty equipment to help Morgan get around and do fun stuff but the learning curve is short and the family is always ready to answer questions!
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