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Undergraduate | TAS-CAD209 | 2024

Navigating the Aged Care System

Course information for 2024 intake

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Study method
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Start dates
22 July 2024,
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Entry requirements
Prior study needed
14 weeks

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Navigating the Aged Care System

About this subject

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

    1. Explain the complexity of health and social care systems for older adults
    2. Formulate an effective communication and engagement strategy with people accessing aged care services
    3. Critique how barriers and facilitators intersect with the provision of aged care services

Entry requirements


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

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

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.

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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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