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|
|Faculty/School||College of Health and Medicine
Wicking Dementia Research & Education Centre
|Discipline||Wicking Dementia Research & Education Centre|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2019: $820.00||2019: $2,527.00||060301|
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Recommended - CAD001, CAD002 and CAD003
Online participation and related activities(45%), Case Study (45%), Online Quizzes (10%)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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