Dawn Wiggins

is a Registered Practical Nurse, MSC., Certified PAC Consultant, Coach, Trainer, Speaker, Engagement Leader and Mentor of the Teepa Snow Care Approach, Certified Dementia Practitioner, and the President and Director of Operations of ‘New Dementians Professional Healthcare’.

With over 20 years of frontline, healthcare industry experience, Dawn is dedicated to educating and leading world-class, health care professionals. She’s trained countless teams of healthcare experts within the province of Ontario. Her mission is to positively impact care partners and their loved ones living with dementia. Dawn’s care philosophy is “people” focused as opposed to “task” focused. She daily encourages her teams to have a “relationship first” care approach while bringing joy to every client they serve.

“Impacting lives outside the lines”

Dawn has had the privilege to build and manage topnotch dementia care neighborhoods at the institutional level. She also provides design consultations and online 1 on 1’s and group support. Additionally, Dawn’s company recently released a song that not only highlight their work, but also depicts the reality of people living with dementia.

Dawn’s vast expertise of healthcare experience continues to grow each year. She’s been able to develop and gain a wealth of knowledge in acute care, long term care, psychiatric care, home care, rehabilitation, and palliative care. Dawn is a life-long learner and is currently pursuing her Doctorate in Applied Social Research, Dementia Studies.

Nevertheless, her greatest passion will forever be… caring for people living with dementia and supporting their care partners.