Jenny Pitkin became a Nurse Educator after working as a Division 1 Nurse and Midwife. She later worked for the MS Society as Education Manager, training staff to work with people with disabilities.
Jenny initially taught Aged Care and Home and Community Care at Victoria University from 2001 until late 2007, when she left to work as a Case Manager at AccessCare Southern. During that time, she successfully obtained a Department of Health and Ageing Community Grant to develop a dementia training program for people in the general public.
After four and a half years of working with frail aged people and people with dementia, she returned to Victoria University and now teaches Home and Community Care to industry based students.
Areas of expertise
- Active Service Model (ASM) care
- Advance care planning
- Community care planning
- Consumer Directed Care (CDC)