In this unit you will examine demographic trends in the ageing population along with social and cultural determinants of health and how these factors continue to shape the needs of older people in society. You will investigate how these needs can be addressed, including an exploration of key elements of aged and dementia health and social care service provision in Australia and other countries. You will learn about the role of in supporting people as they age and people living with dementia, as well as for their family members and carers. The perspectives stakeholders towards these services will be explored. You will also develop foundational knowledge about how policy informs regulatory requirements, funding, quality and safety issues pertaining to aged and dementia care services.
|Unit name||Health Services for an Ageing Population|
|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||2020: $835.00||2020: $2,108.00||090507|
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You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
CAD102 and CAD103
Online: 1 x 1.5 hour lecture weekly plus 1 x 1 hour tutorial fortnightly.
Quizzes (10%); Online discussion and debate (45%); Case study (1500 words, 45%).
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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