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Recognising and Responding to Sensory Loss

Recognising and Responding to Sensory Loss

Recognising and Responding to Sensory Loss

Debra Shearman
Debra Shearman
on behalf of Nurse CPD

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Launch date: 28 Jun 2017
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Last updated: 29 Nov 2017

Reference: 184224

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Description

Overview hearing loss: Aids: Management: Effective communication. Overview sight loss: Aids: Management: Effective communication.

Objectives

Older people and hearing loss
Outline the anatomy and physiology of hearing
List the main causes of hearing loss for older people
List the signs of hearing loss
Give examples of government assistance in relation to hearing assessment and assistive hearing devices
Apply the information on hearing aids to improve your client/resident's compliance with using such aids
Describe other types of hearing assistive hearing devices that may be of benefit to your client/resident
Describe strategies to improve your client/resident's quality of life and safety
Apply the information on communication strategies to uphold your client/resident's right to dignity and to optimise quality of life
Older people and sight loss
Describe the anatomy and physiology of sight
List the main causes of sight loss for older people
List the signs of sight loss
Outline the government assistance offered with regards to sight assessment and vision assistive devices
Apply the information on vision aids to improve your client/resident's compliance with using such aids
Discuss the types of vision assistive devices that may be of benefit to your client/resident
Apply management strategies to improve your client/resident's safety
Apply the information on communication strategies to improve your client/resident's quality of life
Debra Shearman

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Debra Shearman
on behalf of Nurse CPD

Deb has just celebrated her 40th anniversary as a registered nurse. She currently lives in Sydney Australia.

Deb has a diverse background in nursing and business having worked across the nursing and health services fields of general, midwifery, mothercraft, drug and alcohol, health promotion and aged care in nursing, counsellor, supervisory and management and educator roles.

Deb has always had a passion for education and strong commitment to the professional development of nurses. Her philosophy is that people have the right to be cared for by those with the knowledge, practical and interpersonal skills to do their job safely, respectfully and holistically.

Deb’s ethos is that learning and development should be directly work relevant and support the day to day work that people do as well as aspiring them to gain further qualifications and to pursue career advancement.

Deb is the CEO and a founding director of CQI Internet Solutions Pty Ltd established in 2004. The company was the first to offer aged care specific online learning in Australia and has delivered over 383,000 course enrolments to nurses, care workers, hospitality staff, administrative staff and allied health professionals across Australia.

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