Helen has worked within hospital, community and residential care systems over the past 30 years in the areas of ageing, dementia and palliative care. She has undertaken research in the UK in the field of innovative models of dementia care and designs and has developed educational materials for online and face to face learning. Currently Helen consults across aged care as a Subject Matter Expert and Learning Specialist. Her work includes the design, development, delivery and evaluation of a wide range of nationally accredited training and site specific non-accredited tailored training packages, including Montessori for Ageing and Dementia. As an aged care Montessorian she supports organisation in the development of a Montessori Environment. She believes that Montessori fits beautifully within a wellness and re-ablement model.