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


LEVEL:Short Course / CPD

STUDY MODE: Part time



SCHOOL: School of Sport and Health Sciences

PARTNER COLLEGES: No Partner College

CAMPUS: Online Only

START DATE: January 2021

Entry Requirements:


Course Content

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.

Fees & Funding

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

£765 per 20 credits

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