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Becoming a Senior Caretaker at a Young Age

I am Kirandeep Kaur, a 24-year-old woman from Jatana Village in Ludhiana. Today, I work as an instructor and a senior caretaker at YouCare in Chandigarh. But my journey to this position has not been easy.

Orphaned at a young age, my two younger brothers and I lived with our grandparents, trying to make our ends meet. Two years ago, my grandfather passed away, leaving behind a family with little income. My BCA course was incomplete, and I could not get a job with good salary.

Life was very hard as I was trying to care for my paralyzed brother while searching for a decent job. It was then that an Uncle from Canada arrived at our house. He was generous and offered to pay for my educational expenses so I could finish my BCA course. The offer was tempting, but I had a family to take care of. 

I decided that getting a job was the only way to bring home some money each month. Uncle suggested I should join a nanny course to become eligible to go to Canada as well. He said there were many opportunities and I could earn a decent salary. 

With the help of a friend, I researched various nanny courses and institutes. We selected a nanny institute in Chandigarh. But, life was tough as I had to live in PG accommodation, pay for my travel, food and other expenses. 

When I asked the management to help me find a part-time job to support my expenses, they said no one would hire a nanny with incomplete knowledge. I had to somehow survive, finish the six months course and then get a job. 

After a few months, they referred me to YouCare Services. I attended an interview and with another month of practical and theory training, I was put on probationary duty. First aid, childcare, and eldercare were three major aspects of my nanny course in Chandigarh.

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On the first day of my job under probation, I was sent as an assistant to an experienced caregiver to care for the elderly people in Chandigarh. On the second day, my trainer let me contribute during the duty saying I was capable and efficient. On the third day, I was sent on duty to Command Hospital to provide patient care services in Chandigarh under the supervision of a senior caregiver.

I’ve worked day and night shifts. During this interim, I’ve cared for various elderly people and infants and also managed to complete my BCA course in April. Moreover, I was awarded the Caretaker of the Month in March’19. It was soon followed by a promotion to my current position in less than an year.

My family lives in Jatana, and I continue to care for them. One of my brothers is a carpenter and has his own family. 

The amount of respect, understanding, and support I get from the management of YouCare provides me with the strength to plan a successful career. I’ve put in my papers to go to Canada, but until the plans materialize, I’m going to stay with this organization. In fact, many people like me are associated with the organization and make living better than our peers in this industry. One of my friends is a baby caretaker in Chandigarh, while another provides elderly care. It makes me happy to see our lives have changed for the better by becoming a part of this organization.  

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I am a working mother and required a professional babysitter for my 6 month old son. Youcare offered me two alternatives as per my requirement and the babysitter I selected for my son was sweet, loving and punctual towards her duty. My baby really took to her and I could work in peace knowing there is a reliable organisation responsible for ensuring everything is going fine. Thank you guys for being with me throughout!!

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Sonal Singh

We hired an attendant for my mother who was sick and required constant supervision for her personal needs. Our caregiver was professional, soft spoken and very dedicated. She also had a working knowledge of English which made communication with my mother very easy. YouCare is doing a great job.

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Mridula Dang

We have hired two caregivers for my mother from YouCare. Both caregivers are trained and professional and very dedicated towards their duty. The Youcare team has been very professional whether for feedback or sending replacements. The team also makes periodic visits to ensure customer satisfaction and grievance redressal. We are satisfied with Youcare.

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Lt. Gen P Bakshi

We have hired a live-in nursing assistant from YouCare Services. The caregiver is trained and a thorough professional. My mother has taken to her very well and looks forward to her companionship each day. We are now at peace knowing we have a professional taking care of our mother. Thank YouCare.

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Balbir Singh

We had hired a nanny from YouCare for our grandchild. My son was in town and needed help with his new born baby and elder child. Our caregiver was very loving, trained and a thorough professional. She took very good care of both the kids and ensured that the entire family was comfortable while she was around. We were very satisfied with Team YouCare and their services.

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