Navigating the Aged Care System
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- 10 Jul 2023
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Upon completion of this subject, the student should be able to:
- Explain the complexity of health and social care systems for older adults
- Formulate an effective communication and engagement strategy with people accessing aged care services
- Critique how barriers and facilitators intersect with the provision of aged care services
- Refer to Mylo for study topics
Conditional requisite: 25 credit points at introductory level in any discipline
No additional requirements
This subject will provide a critical examination of the state and complexity of the Australian health and social care system as it relates to older adults. You will become adept at accessing online and other resources provided to support aged care, as well as the spectrum of services that older adults can access. Through case studies, you will develop skills to interact with, guide and support people to engage with these services. There is a focus on realising authentic consumer directed care whilst empowering individuals to negotiate and understand the system. The subject will introduce how to engage with older adults requiring quality care and support.
- Infographic (25%)
- Case Activated Learning (30%)
- Assignment (45%)
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