This is an entry to recognize a top caregiver in the industry, submitted by Jennifer at Visiting Angels in Minnesota. Please join us is recognizing a care job well done!
Kristin is truly an Angel! Kristin is dedicated to the families she works with. She is dependable, focused, empathetic and perceptive while being kind and compassionate.
Kristin has a wonderful way of connecting with clients living with dementia and at the same time giving their families respite and peace of mind. Kristin takes a positive approach to a client’s limitations. She makes a point of understanding who her client was before they had dementia and then creatively going back to that time with music, dance and memory exercises. She sees and cares for her client as a whole being. She has journeyed with clients in their decline and hospice.
She also incorporates technology into her care with clients by using Google Maps to help them visit neighborhoods they used to live in or to help get family photos loaded on a client’s tablet.
Through her own life experiences Kristin brings a depth of knowledge and intuition that allows her to care for her clients physical and emotional well being. It’s no wonder clients and families are as devoted to Kristin as she is to them. She truly has made a difference in the lives of the people she’s cared for.
We all appreciate her communication skills and overall common sense. Kristin is reliable, flexible and always willing to jump in at the last minute.