LOCAL CAREGIVER STEPS UP IN THE FACE OF ADVERSITY TO AID FAMILY
Courageous ameriCARE Fort Worth caregiver Charlotte Avery demonstrated immense bravery and compassion in an emergency situation.
A Fort Worth caregiver is being recognized for her heroism and bravery in the face of adversity. Charlotte Avery has received national recognition through her employer, ameriCARE.
Ms. Charlotte Avery is a caregiver with ameriCARE Fort Worth. She has been with ameriCARE since December 15, 2021. Throughout a typical day, Avery provides many services to her clients, like assistance with bathing, dressing, errands, and companionship.
Earlier this year, Ms. Avery went to her client’s home to relieve a family member who had been providing care for the client. When Ms. Avery arrived, the family member who had been providing care was found on the floor, unresponsive. She quickly dialed 911 and performed CPR until the paramedics arrived. Unfortunately, the family member was later pronounced dead. Ms. Avery completed her shift and stayed with her client to comfort them, despite being rattled by the day’s events.
Ms. Avery’s displays of bravery, professionalism, and duty to her client under extreme circumstances are just a few of the qualities that make her an exceptional caregiver.