Loren is the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission’s Senior Practitioner, Behaviour Support and commenced with the Commission in May 2023. Loren is a Nurse Practitioner (Older Person) and brings with her years of experience and clinical expertise in supporting the older person particularly people living with dementia and individuals experiencing changed behaviours. Loren brings specialist knowledge and skills in the clinical care of older people which comes from a combination of formal education, research and clinical experience. Loren has spent her career working in aged care in both acute and residential care in a variety of roles across a range of settings including rural health. Loren has taught both undergraduate and postgraduate students in Dementia care and has also completed research in the area of Environmental Design and Physical Activity. Loren is passionate about the care of the Older Person and is seen as a clinical leader.