This unit is fully online
This unit provides an overview of the journey through dementia from the perspective of people with dementia and their carers, identifying and responding to their needs. The unit introduces students to evidence-based approaches to supportive care, with the goal of enhancing the wellbeing of the person with dementia.
|Unit name||Principles of Supportive Care for People With Dementia|
|Faculty/School||Faculty of Health and Medicine
|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|
* 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 2017 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2017 will be available from the 1st October 2016.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2017: $793.00||2017: $2,360.00||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.
Recommended - CAD001, CAD002 and CAD003
Essay (45%), Case study (45%), Online quizzes (10%).
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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