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Age Concern Pty. Ltd., established in 1986, is one of Australia's oldest private training organisations in aged care and is a Registered Training Organisation.

Prue Mellor, the Managing Director is a registered nurse with a M(Geront), MN(NPrac), MACN, and is an Endorsed Provider For the Royal College of Nursing Australia. Her experience includes positions such:

  • care planning and documentation processes adviser to organisations
  • consultant on person centred care practices for dementia care units & non-dementia units
  • liaison/assessment nurse for Psycho-geriatric Services in Victoria
  • consultant to a psycho-geriatric hospital in The Netherlands
  • session lecturer for Latrobe University and University of Victoria
  • educator/consultant to a culturally specific aged care service
  • health adviser on a Trade Mission to Brunei, and
  • witness to the House of Representatives, Inquiry into Indigenous Health

In the last ten years over 11,000 nurses, allied health professionals and other care workers have attended our lectures, seminars, workshops, training programs, education programs and conferences. Many of the programs and courses included internationally recognised speakers such as Margo McCaffrey, Geri Hall, Professor David Ames and Professor Rhonda Nay.

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    Dementia programs for nurses.
    by Age Concern Administrator - Sunday, 14 February 2016, 9:38 AM
     

    Welcome to 2016.

    We commence the year with dementia programs for registered and enrolled nurses, including all the care changes for FTLD from 2015.

    There is a greater emphasis on person centred care planning,meaning a change in some documentation practices!