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Short Course

Managing Complex Health & Care Needs of Frail Older People

Students will explore the issues around societal attitudes towards older people and ageing, systems of care, the ageing process, age-related illnesses, and how this creates complexity in relation to fundamental aspects of care.


Level: Short Course, CPD
Delivery: Campus
Study Mode: Part-time
Duration: 12 Weeks
Campus: Preston
Start Date: May

Course overview

The module will be structured around the use of key lectures to provide the context for and support of module themes. The module will use focused group work and class discussions within face to face tutor time. Throughout the module a range of external speakers and service users will be invited to speak to the student group demonstrating contemporary approaches to working with the frail older adult.

The module will be delivered using a blended learning approach. The core of the module delivery mode is a series of face to face tutor-led or group-led seminars or workshops.

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Academic expertise

Susan Anderson
Senior Lecturer
School of Nursing and Midwifery

Susan teaches across a range of subjects for within our school of School of Health, Social Work and Sport and the School of Nursing and Midwifery. With particular expertise in Evidence Based Practice, Infection and Prevention Control, and Managing the Frail Older Person. Susan is…


This course is based in the School of Nursing and Midwifery

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