My first week in aged care – a personal story |DP Training

1 Jul 2018 3:32 PMJen Fitzgerald My first week in aged care – a personal story |DP Training

A week in aged care can seem like a year. It was a head spin, energy draining but exciting all at the same time!!

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Cover your butt in aged care - 5 tips to success

15 Jun 2018 9:43 AMJen Fitzgerald Cover your butt in aged care - 5 tips to success

This is not a blog about getting out of trouble while on the job in aged care, it is a blog about keeping out of trouble. 5 tips on how to be the best communicator ever.

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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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