HEALTH AND WELL-BEING OF OLDER PEOPLE
Credit points: 15
The subject examines how aspects of health in later life can be improved at an individual, program and societal level, and adopts a life span and bio-psycho-social approach. Students examine various domains that influence the wellbeing and quality of life of older persons. Topics include health promotion; housing and other resources; social engagement and activity; mobility, transport and the environment; intimacy and sexuality; faith and spirituality, loss and grief; and end-of-life issues.
SchoolPsychology and Public Health
Subject Co-ordinatorAngela Herd
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG
Available as ElectiveNo
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Special conditionsSubject offered contingent upon sufficient enrolments.
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
GER4HWB distance education package
AuthorLincoln Centre for Research on Ageing
PublisherLincoln Centre for Research on Ageing
Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A
Entire subject or partial subjectN/A
Total hours/days requiredN/A
Location of WBL activity (region)N/A
WBL addtional requirementsN/A
Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
Intended Learning Outcomes
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On-Line, 2021, Semester 2, Online
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAngela Herd
Problem Based LearningWeek: 0 - 0
One 3.00 h problem based learning per week from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via online.
Distance education learning package equivalent to 39 hours of classroom teaching.
|0ne 1,000 word assignment||N/A||N/A||No||25||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4|
|Two 500 word exercises||N/A||N/A||No||20||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4|
|Two on-line discussions||N/A||N/A||No||5||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4|
|One 2,500 word assignment||N/A||N/A||No||50||SILO5|