The successful delivery of aged care into the future will require high levels of innovation at an individual and organisational level. This unit will explore the evolution and current state of innovation in aged care as well as methodologies to develop quality in the related evidence base. Current and developing practices and campaigns to deliver equity and access to high quality aged care will be examined and critiqued. Relatedly, respectful and responsive approaches to decrease ageism across communities and cultures will be an area of focus.
|Unit name||Social Innovation in Ageing and Aged Care|
|Faculty/School||College of Health and Medicine
Wicking Dementia Research & Education Centre
|Discipline||Wicking Dementia Research & Education Centre|
Prof James Vickers
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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CAD209 and CAD210
Internet-dependent activities including:
1 x 1.5 hour online lectures weekly
1 x 1 hour online tutorials weekly
Discussion posts (online) (5%), Plan (3 x 1000 words each, 75%), Presentation (10-12 minutes, 20%).
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