Courses & Units

Introduction to Dementia Services CAD103

This unit is being phased out, no new enrolments are being taken.


This unit is fully online


This unit will provide an overview of aged and dementia care services. You will learn about services and resources available to people living with dementia and their carers, and the complexities associated with providing and accessing these services. The perspective of consumers, service providers, representative groups and government towards aged and dementia care services will be explored. You will also develop knowledge about regulatory requirements, funding, quality and safety issues pertaining to aged and dementia care services in Australia. This is a core unit in the Bachelor of Dementia Care and available as an elective in other degree programs.


Unit name Introduction to Dementia Services
Unit code CAD103
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of Health
Wicking Centre
Discipline Wicking Dementia Research & Education Centre

Ms Andrea Price

Teaching staff

Ms Andrea Price

Level Introductory
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No


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Band Field of Education
1 060301

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Recommended - CAD001, CAD002 and CAD003 


Teaching Pattern

Internet-dependent activities


Online participation and related activities(45%), Case Study (45%), Online Quizzes (10%)

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