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Short Course

Promoting Health & Wellbeing in the Older Person

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


Level: Short Course, CPD
Delivery: Campus
Study Mode: Part-time
Duration: 12 weeks
Module code: NU3323
Campus: Online and distance learning
Start Date: January

Course overview

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.

This course will allow you:

  • to promote individuality of care and
  • to apply appropriate strategies to optimize the health and independence of the older adult.
  • to apply best evidence in practice to promote the quality of care social and health provided to the older person.

This course 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.

Academic expertise


This course is based in the School of Sport and Health Sciences located in the Faculty of Allied Health and Wellbeing

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