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Mental Health Well-Being and Dementia Care CNA427


This unit explores the concepts of mental health well-being and dementia care. The content of this unit is informed by expert practitioners, including the Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre, to ensure you will study current and supportive approaches to care. You will develop proficiency in differentiating the three 'D's' of dementia, delirium and depression, and managing BPSD. A key focus will be on enabling service- design that considers each person as an individual, as well as a product of their country, religion, ethnic background, language, and family system


Unit name Mental Health Well-Being and Dementia Care
Unit code CNA427
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of Health
School of Health Science
Discipline School for Health Sciences

Peter Brown

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No


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Case Study 20% (MCQ and short answer); essay 20% (1000 words); service-design project 60% (2000 words plus design)

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