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.
LEVEL:Short Course / CPD
STUDY MODE: Part time
DELIVERY METHOD: Campus
COURSE LENGTH: 12 weeks
SCHOOL: School of Sport and Health Sciences
PARTNER COLLEGES: No Partner College
CAMPUS: Online Only
START DATE: January 2021
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.
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)