DEMENTIA CARE - A MULTIDIMENSIONAL APPROACH
Credit points: 15
In this subject, students will develop a practitioner's knowledge and skills to deliver high quality dementia care. Dementia is examined using a multidimensional approach, which is designed to encourage interdisciplinary practice. Content focuses on biological, social and psychological aspects of care, as well as specific clinical treatments and interventions. Therapeutic relationships and carer health are also considered.
FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences
Subject Co-ordinatorKaren Teshuva
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters
|Resource Type||Title||Resource Requirement||Author and Year||Publisher|
|Readings||Dementia care - a multidimensional approach readings pack||Prescribed||N/A||N/A|
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Distance Education, 2014, Semester 2, Distance Education
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKaren Teshuva
Scheduled Online Class
One 3.0 hours scheduled online class per week and delivered via online.
"This subject will be offered via Distance Education, equivalent to three hours class time per week over 12 weeks (plus readings, exercises and assignments)."
|Assignment 1 - one 1,500 word assignment||Assignment 1 is based on the content from Session 4. Select one of the 2 topics provided.||35|
|Assignment 2 - one 2,000 word assignment||Assignment 2 is based on the material from Session 9.||45|
|Exercise 1 - 500 words||Choose one exercise to submit from Sessions 1, 2 or 3||10|
|Exercise 2 - 500 words||Choose one exercise to submit from Sessions 5, 7, 8 or 10||10|