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Sr Karin

 
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SR KARIN

Qualified as a Professional Nurse in 1976 after studying for 4.5 years for my B Cur degree. I then started working in Cardio Thoracic ICU, and there I have found my niche in nursing. I did the diploma in ICU nursing. It was stimulating and taught me to care for my patient holistically. After 21 years, I decided to broaden my field and worked  for COHSASA, a company which accreditates hospitals in South Africa.

Then I did a 6 year stint at St Lukes Hospice as the Education Coordinator. Back at the hospital setting, I worked for 7 years as the Night Duty Supervisor. And before I left there, I was transferred to the Education Department where I was the facilitator of mostly 1st year students. I really loved it as I could impart my basic nursing care knowledge to the first year nurses and hopefully, managed to instill in them the caring aspect of nursing as well as all the theory.

I also did the Certificate course in Palliative Care and it is the area of nursing that calls to me the most. I see it as a special privilege to accompany the patient and family on his last road before death and have a special interest in adequate pain and symptom control for the patients. 

Currently I am assisting as the physical home nurse assessor for CareChamp in the Cape Town region.This comprises of home care assessments and care plan creation as well as required nursing procedures. I also ensure to identify the best suitable caregiver(s) for our clients in Cape Town.

Sr Diana

 
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Sr Diana

I’ve completed my 4 year Nursing Diploma in Bloemfontein in 1995. 

2001 I’ve done my Post basic Education in Nursing, 2007 Nursing Management and in 2017 I’ve graduated with my Masters degree in Nursing Science.

At the moment I assist with lecturing of NIDO students in the Eastern Cape and present their CPR classes.

Currently I am assisting as the physical home nurse assessor for CareChamp in Eastern Cape. This comprises of home care assessments and care plan creation as well as required nursing procedures. I also ensure to identify the best suitable caregiver(s) for our clients in Eastern Cape.

Sr Sheila

 
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Sr Sheila

I started my training in the United Kingdom, moving to South Africa where I continued my education through Rand Afrikaans University and completed Community Care and Nursing Dynamics. Through U.N.I.S.A. I completed Nursing administration and in 2008 at Derby University I completed a nursing upgrade. I am still currently registered with the United Kingdom Nursing Council. During my work in South Africa I created wound clinics in Johannesburg and Cape Town hospitals.

Currently I am assisting as the physical home nurse assessor for CareChamp in the Cape Town region.This comprises of home care assessments and care plan creation as well as required nursing procedures. I also ensure to identify the best suitable caregiver(s) for our clients in Cape Town.

Sr Shirley

 
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Sr Shirley 

I have completed my three years in General Nursing Training in Durban, one year of Midwifery and one year of Adult and Child Psychiatry in Cape Town - where I occupied a senior position on commencement of my training.

I have also completed my BCur in Nursing Education and Community Health at Unisa

Currently I am assisting as the physical home nurse assessor for CareChamp in the Cape Town region.This comprises of home care assessments and care plan creation as well as required nursing procedures. I also ensure to identify the best suitable caregiver(s) for our clients in Cape Town.

Sr Martie

 

Sr Martie

I worked as a student at Kempton Park hospital while studying General Nursing and Midwifery at Ann Latsky Nursing College from 1979 - 1983.

after completing my studies I joined the South African Military Health Services in August 1993 as a Lieutenant. I worked there for 24 years, with rank Lieutenant Colonel.

In 2006 I took up a post at the Chevra Kadisha as a Deputy Nursing Manager and worked at Sandringham Gardens Old Age Home from 2006 - 2010 when I was promoted to the Nursing Manager at Sandringham Gardens.

Now I accompany Nido Health Care Assistant students to Old Age Homes and Private hospitals, I am also a home physical assessor for CareChamp in Johannesburg and Pretoria.

Sr Crystal

 
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Sr Crystal

In 2006 I graduated as a Professional Nurse after completing my Diploma in Nursing (General, Psychiatry, Community) and Midwifery at the Western Cape College of Nursing.
I started working as a Registered Nurse in 2007 at Tygerberg Hospital and in 2008 I moved to Eastern Cape to gain valuable experience in various disciplines of Nursing Care.

Currently I am also the physical assessor for CareChamp in the Port Elizabeth region. I do all the home visits and also assist in finding the best suitable caregiver for our clients in Port Elizabeth.