Special Needs Nanny
Provides care for Type-1 diabetic four year old. Monitors and tests for blood glucose (BG) levels to ensure they are within medical range. Screens child's diet for proper foods and administers two insulin medications (Basal and Bolus) according to BG levels, activities planned for the day, and carbohydrate ratio of meals. Monitors and controls daily activities to ensure proper health. Drives child to school, tutoring, ice skating, dance, and various activities throughout the day. Prepares all meals ahead of time. Organizes medical supplies, conducts inventory for expiration dates and proper supply levels. Trained at Children's Hospital on Continuous Glucose Monitor device.
- Quickly assumed responsibilities after family lost confidence in first nanny.
- Normalized child's daily life and prevented hospitalization by vigilantly monitoring child's BG levels, meals, and activity. Ensured mother and father were regularly informed of progress.
- Enabled child's mother to resume her career.