POLICY, PLANNING AND PRACTICE IN AGED CARE
Credit points: 15
In this subject, students will review the policy and service framework for aged care in Australia and the impact of current policies and service provision on the quality of life and welfare of older Australians including frail older people. The subject explores the social and political contexts of policies, historical legacies, funding mechanisms and programs that address the needs of older people. Current approaches to the provision of health services for older people, community aged care programs and residential care are examined, in terms of the extent to which these program meet the needs of older people and provide quality care. This subject is only available in distance education mode in 2015.
SchoolPsychology and Public Health
Subject Co-ordinatorAngela Herd
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters
Available as ElectiveNo
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Policy, Planning and Practice in Aged Care readings
Longevity and Social Change in Australia
AuthorBorowski,A., Encel,S. & Ozanne,E.
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
Directed ReadingWeek: 0 - 0
Twelve 10.00 h directed reading per week from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via online.
Distance Education: A flexible learning package equivalent to three hours of classroom contact per week. Students have regular contact via the unit coordinator using the LMS, telephone and email.
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