by Jo-Ann A. Hamilton/ 25 November 2018
Gerontologist and managing director of the Global Senior-care Institute Ltd., the leading senior-care institute in the Caribbean has a combined experience of nursing, training and leadership for the past 5 years, She holds a diploma in Gerontology from the London School of science and Management, A bachelor’s degree in Nursing Science, she is also A trained and certified Life Skills Trainer, She holds a certificate in Health professional teaching Level 2 & 3 and is also trained and certified in caring for persons with Developmental & Intellectual disabilities.
In this podcast episode Simone shares with Jo-Ann information on her profession, how she arrived at where she is now and what it is like to build a business in her field. Are you interested in running your own business in the healthcare profession?
- What is a gerontologist
- How Simone entered into the healthcare profession
- Building a business in gerontology
- Adapting and learning to care for aging family members
- Simone’s plans for the future
MORE INFO ON SIMONE
Mrs Blackwood operates with her core values in mind, which are ethics, professionalism, compassion and maintaining client trust, she began tutoring in geriatric care when she realized there was a need for a more holistic approach and structure to provide effective elderly care.
She equips her clients, family members and caregivers with the necessary knowledge and skills to achieve optimal healthcare for their aging family members. This is done through the facilitating of Geriatric Training courses, seminars, one on one session, and one day workshops.