Courses & Units

Introduction to Dementia Services CAD103

Hobart

Note:

This unit is fully online

Introduction

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.

Summary

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

Dr Susanne Becker

Teaching staff

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

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 Off-Campus International Domestic
Hobart Semester 2 Off-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 26/2/2018 23/3/2018 16/4/2018 3/6/2018
Semester 2 16/7/2018 10/8/2018 3/9/2018 21/10/2018

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2018: $805.00 2018: $2,442.00 060301

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

Prerequisites

Recommended - CAD001, CAD002 and CAD003

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Internet-dependent activities

Assessment

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

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Textbooks

Required

Recommended

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