ISSUES IN AGEING AND DISABILITY

PHE5IAD

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject provides an overview of the issues that ageing adults and people with disability face. The intersection of ageing and disability is clarified, and you will develop a critical understanding the resource and access to care disparities faced by both groups. Contemporary policies and programs are reviewed, and support your understandings of contemporary issues faced by ageing adults with disability and/or long-term conditions. The impact of the social determinants of health  for example, culture, and socioeconomic status - on the health and well-being of ageing adults and people with disability are explored. The subject provides essential information ensuring that you are able to apply what theyve learnt towards the development of policies and programs for people with disability and ageing adults within their career of choice.

SchoolPsychology and Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAli Lakhani

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesEngaging with lectures and guest speakers, and subject readings, and the completion of two written assessments (each worth 50%).

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

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PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

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Assumed knowledgeN/A

Learning resources

Ageing, Diversity and Equality: Social Justice Perspectives

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorSue Westwood

Year2019

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherRoutledge

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleChapters 2, 11-13, 15, 16, 18, 20

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Selected readings aligning with subject content and SILOs.

Resource TypeJournal article

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Career Ready

Career-focusedYes

Work-based learningNo

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

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Develop an in-depth understanding of contemporary issues in ageing and disability, and the intersection of ageing and disability.
02. Ability to critically evaluate ageing and disability policies and programs, and identify potential outcomes and consequences based on evidence and theory.
03. Appraise the distinct impact of social and environmental determinants on the health and well-being of ageing adults and people with disability.
04. Evaluate the contemporary policies and programs meant to support ageing adults and people with disability.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

On-Line, 2021, LTU Term 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAli Lakhani

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Literature Review (2500 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO3

Presentation of an Argument and/or Perspective (equivalent to 2500 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo50 SILO2, SILO4