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Social Innovation in Ageing and Aged Care CAD312


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
Unit code CAD312
Credit points 12.5
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
Breadth Unit? No


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CAD209 and CAD210


Teaching Pattern

On-campus workshops;

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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