Dementia Friendly Societies
Your upfront cost: $0
- 12 Jul 2021
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Upon completion of this subject, the student should be able to:
- Analyse and interpret social, environmental and physical characteristics that comprise key elements of dementia friendly societies
- Critically reflect on own, and others world views and how they are socially constructed
- Lead and contribute to collaborative work with peers and/or community to enhance individual and group learning
- Apply knowledge of dementia friendly societies in communities to make recommendations and develop evaluation frameworks
- What is a dementia friendly society?
- Citizenship and Human Rights
- Engaging with Activists/Understanding Dignity of Risk
- How are communities constructed?
- Physically enabling environments – the community
- Physically enabling environments - the home
- Individual action
- Collective action
- Planning and assessment
- Developing networks
- Examples of change over time
No eligibility requirements
No special requirements
Dementia friendly societies are designed to support people to live well with dementia through a range of integrated social, environmental, and physical strategies. This advanced level subject explores the challenges of building dementia friendly societies with, and for people living with dementia. The subject will enable students to critically explore contemporary issues and concepts related to dementia friendly societies, prior to applying learning in their own communities. This is a core subject in the Bachelor of Dementia Care. This subject is also available to students from other courses, subject to meeting any prerequisites.
- critical appraisal (15%)
- discussion posts (40%)
- portfolio will be constructed over the duration of subject delivery. (45%)
Check the learning management system (LMS) of your university for textbook details.