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Yvonne’s Help at Home

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Hello my name is Yvonne, and I am a retired registered nurse (R.N.M.H) who specialised in caring for adults with dementia, learning disabilities and additional physical needs.

I work independently offering help at home including personal care, sitting service, cleaning, gardening, cooking, pet care, arts and hobbies and sewing.

I grew up in a small village in Hertfordshire with relatives nearby, some of whom had physical as well as mental health conditions.  One of my grandparents had been a psychiatric nurse and it was she who inspired me to follow her into the nursing profession.

I am very practical and down to earth, and I enjoy undertaking any household tasks and gardening.  I am also very musical – I sing and dance and play a variety of musical instruments.  I enjoy renovating old furniture, I can knit, crochet, sew and I am a good basic cook.

I have lived in various places in the UK and have travelled around the world, and I have lived in Glastonbury for 14 years with my 18 year old daughter and my cat Frankie.

In addition to nursing I have the following qualifications: Certificate in Early Years Practice (CACHE), Counselling Skills Level 2 (CPCAB), Level 2 Common Health Conditions, and Food Safety.  It is important to me to keep my skills up to date and I regularly attend relevant courses such as First Aid, Health & Safety, Manual Handling, and Loss & Bereavement.

I am DBS checked with personal care insurance, and I would be happy to give any further details and to discuss you and your family’s needs and how I could help you.

Keywords: Personal care, cleaning, gardening, pet care, sitting service, cooking, arts and hobbies, sewing

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