* Qualifications: Registered General Nurse / Registered Midwifery Nurse / Registered Gerontological Nurse / Diploma Nursing Studies (UNE) / Cert 1V Training & Assessment ANU-Canberra College / Fellow Australian College of Nursing
* Experience: Over 40 years experience in aged care & dementia / psychogeriatric services in the community & as Director of Nursing / CEO of aged care facilities ranging from 40 beds to 575 beds.
Employed for 3 years by the then South East NSW Division of General Practice (now Coordinaire) visiting GPs in their surgeries providing resources & education updates on a one to one basis as well as facilitating the rollout by NMS of the Home Medication Review program.
From 2005-2008 employed by the then Greater Southern Area Health Service (now Southern NSW Local Health District) as Dementia Services Clinical Nurse Consultant - initially in the Eurobodalla regionthen extending to an area wide position - covering some 152,000 square kms of the south east area of NSW.
Since 2008 I have worked in my own business (as a newsagent), as Business Manager for the Anglicare facilities (now RSL LifeCare) on the far south coast & more recently, for the last 8 years as Primary Care Nurse in GP Practices in Bermagui, Pambula & currently Tura Beach.
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