Health and Ageing Across the Lifespan
Chart the impact ageing has on the human body and its health.Look into the programs and services that are designed to support elderly people. Examine age-related disabilities. Define social workers' roles and identify ethical issues they might face.
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After successfully completing this subject you should be able to:
- Identify the nature of ageing and disability in Australia
- Demonstrate an understanding of the nexus between the Disability and Aged Sector
- Discuss the programs and services available to support older people with disabilities
- Examine the role of advocates and lobbyists in the area of ageing and disabilities and the ethical issues that may arise for human service workers
- Conduct yourself in a professional and ethical manner when working with older adults who have a disability.
- Ageing and Disability Defined
- The Nature of Disabilty and Ageing
- Healthy Ageing
- Programs and Services
You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:
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Admission to Griffith University MSocial Work (Qualifying) OUA Course required
HSV7009 Health and Ageing Across the Lifespan introduces students to the complex arena of the health of older people. It examines the nexus between aged related disabilities and disabilities which may have been lifelong experiences for an individual. It explores the principles of healthy ageing, identifies resources which may be available in the community and examines the issues for human service work practice.
- Portfolio - evidence (50%)
- Practice-based Assignment (35%)
- Online guided discussion (15%)