This unit engages students with the primary research literature in health care policies and the design of health care systems focused on meeting the needs of people with dementia. Factors such as budget, social policy, access, equity and culture are considered in appraising the approaches taken by governments and administrations worldwide, which are evaluated in terms of meeting the specific needs of individuals and countries as a whole. Students choose five content modules from a range of options to tailor their learning to particular interests, and are assessed both online for the content modules, and in the form of a written MyContext assignment requiring the student to directly relate the course material to their individual professional and/or personal context.
|Unit name||Policies and Systems in Dementia 2|
|Faculty/School||College of Health and Medicine
Wicking Dementia Research & Education Centre
|Discipline||Wicking Dementia Research & Education Centre|
|Available as student elective?||No|
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Online module content assessments (5 × 10%, total 50%)
MyContext assignment proposal (250-500 words) (10%)
MyContext written assignment – to evaluate health care policies and strategies for dementia friendly design in the student’s personal and/or professional context, with reference to evidence from the primary literature (choice of format: 2500 words, 20 minute presentation with peer discussion) (40%).
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