Promoting health and wellbeing in the older person, NU3323

Promoting health and wellbeing in the older person, NU3323

This course considers the positive aspects of ageing rather than the illness/ disease aspect which is normally associated with the ageing process.

It is delivered via elearn which means that clinical time is not being lost to attend taught sessions on campus .

Transcripts both verbal and written will be available to students the following days so should the student have to miss a session they can easily listen and read what took place in the chat room session. 

Entry and Admissions

Ancillary Award:



Short Course / CPD

Study Mode:

Part time

Delivery Method:


Course Length:

12 weeks


School of Sport and Health Sciences

Partner Colleges:

No Partner College


Online Only

Start Date:

January 2021

Entry Requirements:


Course Content

Course Outline:
The aim of this module is to enable you to explore the concepts of ageing and examine contemporary approaches to person-centred care of older people. It will allow you to promote individuality of care and apply appropriate strategies to optimize the health and independence of the older adult. It will emphasise the importance of collaborative working across health and social care as well as the older person's uniqueness as an individual by examining the impact of normal ageing on physical and psychological wellbeing together with the cultural and social influences within modern society. Enable you to apply best evidence in practice to promote the quality of care social and health provided to the older person.

Learning Environment & Assessment:

Academic Expertise

We are committed to delivering academic learning of the highest quality, helping you to stretch your mind and fulfil your university ambitions.

Learning outcome & aims

We aim to create the perfect blend of knowledge, practical experience and relevance to equip UCLan graduates with the confidence and skills they need to get ahead in the world of work.

Industry links & professional accreditation

We have great links with employers including household names such as Sony, BAE Systems and Apple. We also have links with the smaller companies in the region and offer help and assistance to more than 1,000 of these – with many of our graduates staying in the region it is important we develop these relationships.

Work experience and international opportunities

At UCLan we work with a range of businesses and organisations, many of which provide work experience opportunities and project briefs to enable to you gain real work experience whilst you undertake your postgraduate programme. Your course tutor will advise on opportunities available within your course and the UCLan Careers Team can provide help, advice and guidance on how to apply for them and how to make the most of these opportunities.

Graduate Careers

The UCLan Careers Team offer ongoing supportive careers advice and guidance throughout your course and after graduation, along with a range of modules, work experience opportunities and events to help you acquire the skills to make you stand out to potential employers in today’s competitive market.


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Progression Routes

From foundation courses through to world-leading research degrees, you can study a wide range of subject areas at UCLan. Whether you want to develop your knowledge in a subject you enjoy or gain further qualifications to enhance your career, at UCLan there are numerous progression routes for you to follow.

Fees & Funding

For details of the standard fee for UK/EU students studying this course please contact the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing.

£880 per 20 credits studied (UK/EU)

How to Apply

Post-registration Recruitment
School of Health
University of Central Lancashire
Preston PR1 2HE
Tel. 01772 893836 or 01772 893839

Course information: Susan Anderson, Senior Lecturer, 01772 893659,

About UCLan

Post-registration Recruitment

Faculty of Health & Wellbeing

University of Central Lancashire,
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)1772 89 3836 / 3839