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Health and Social Care in Dementia 1

Postgraduate | TAS-CAD501 | 2024

Study method
100% online
100% online
Enrol by
14 July 2024
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
14 weeks
Start dates
26 Feb 2024,
22 July 2024

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Health and Social Care in Dementia 1

About this subject

  • Upon completion of this subject, the student should be able to:

    1. Critically explore the holistic impact of dementia on people living with the condition and families/supporters
    2. Critically analyse therapeutic options for people living with dementia at different stages of the condition
    3. Investigate interpersonal, social and environmental factors which impact on the quality of life and wellbeing of people with dementia in a variety of settings and global contexts
    4. Describe and evaluate the use of holistic assessment processes in the care and support of people living with dementia
    5. Critically analyse a range of strategies aimed at fostering enabling communities and maintaining civic engagement for people living with dementia

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:


  • TAS-DMC-GCE-2024 - Graduate Certificate in Dementia

Additional requirements

  • Other requirements - Teaching arrangement: Online learning - approximately 10 hours per week

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

Find out more information on Commonwealth Loans to understand what this means to your eligibility for financial support.

Related degrees

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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Graduate Certificate in Dementia

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