This unit builds on first year knowledge on the national and international frameworks underpinning the delivery of aged and dementia care services, policies and models. By critically engaging with the evidence bases supporting policy, you will learn to critique contemporary services, policies and models. You will contrast the different perspectives of consumers, service providers, representative groups and government towards ageing, aged and dementia care policy and services. You will be able to explain the theory of care coordination and how this links to policy and improved outcomes for persons with dementia and their family members. You will develop knowledge as to how a range of professionals are able to work collaboratively to facilitate care for persons with dementia and their family members, and analyse the individual, interprofessional and organisational barriers that impede care approaches.
|Unit name||Dementia Policy and Care Coordination|
|College/School||College of Health and Medicine
Wicking Dementia Research & Education Centre
|Discipline||Wicking Dementia Research & Education Centre|
|Coordinator||Doctor Alice Rota-Bartelink|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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- Discuss and critique key elements of contemporary aged and dementia care services, policies and models
- Identify and compare the varied perspectives of consumers, service providers, representative groups and government towards aged and dementia care policy and services
- Recognise and discuss the principles of care coordination and how this can lead to a range of professionals working collaboratively to facilitate care for persons with dementia and their family members
- Identify and critique the barriers that impede appropriate care for persons with dementia and their family members
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
- Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
- HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
- FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4
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PrerequisitesCAD115 or CAD102 or CAD103
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:CAD204
Online Learning - approx. 10 hours per week.
|Assessment||Quizzes (20%)|Assignment (20%)|Discussion posts (10%)|Case study (50%)|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
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