This subject is designed to give students from a range of health and social sciences disciplines an introduction to working with older adults. The subject encourages examination of prevailing social attitudes about ageing and the impact these have on choices, opportunities and wellbeing of older people. The subject encourages reflection on personal attitudes and professional knowledge as it relates to working with people who are ageing. The subject also introduces various aspects of age related health, biological and social changes and development and allows students an opportunity to consider different ways of working with older people and to investigate elements of the Australian health system and services available to older people in the community. Students will also examine a partnership and health promoting focus for professional work with older people.
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
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The information contained in the 2019 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: September 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.