Compassion fatigue in aged care | the low down | DP Training

29 May 2018 4:58 PMJen Fitzgerald Compassion fatigue in aged care | the low down | DP Training

Looking after yourself is no.1 in aged care. You’ve heard of burnout but compassion fatigue is more specific to nursing and you may be close to it or feeling it right now.

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Are you really ready for aged care placement?

29 May 2018 4:57 PMAre you really ready for aged care placement?

Many students think they are ready for placement, but when they get there - reality bites. Here are 5 real-life students stories.

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The perfect storm of aged care placement

14 May 2018 8:03 AMJen Fitzgerald The perfect storm of aged care placement

You would think a Cert 3 aged care course would thoroughly prepare students for placement. For 99% of students' it’s a big YES. They get through the first week then settle down. But for one student it was an epic fail in the first 2 days. However, there is a happy ending.

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The dummies guide to the best tips for surviving aged care

6 May 2018 9:07 AMThe dummies guide to the best tips for surviving aged care

So many tips so little time. You will learn these from your buddies or your trainer.

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Funny memes just for aged care nurses

1 May 2018 5:21 PMFunny memes just for aged care nurses

Nursing requires a large sense of humour to survive. Its essential every day to find something funny to keep sane in the crazy world of aged care. Enjoy!

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