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Mental Health and Wellbeing in Older Adults

Undergraduate | TAS-CAD210 | 2024

Study method
100% online
100% online
Enrol by
14 July 2024
Entry requirements
Prior study needed
14 weeks
Start dates
22 July 2024

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Mental Health and Wellbeing in Older Adults

About this subject

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

    1. Explain key concepts related to mental health and wellbeing of older adults
    2. Use evidence, as well as personal experience, to reflect on knowledge and attitudes around mental health and wellbeing in older age
    3. Describe person-centred strategies, interventions, and support services that are used to assist the mental health and wellbeing of older adults

Entry requirements


Conditional requisite: 25 credit points at introductory level in any discipline

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.

What to study next?

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

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Diploma of Ageing Studies and Services

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Bachelor of Dementia Care

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