Unit

School Of Health Sciences

Professional Practice in Aged Care and DisabilityWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 400968.3

Discipline: CARE FOR THE AGED

Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Nicole Peel


Equivalent Units
400248 - Professional Practice in Aged Care, 400790 - Professional Practice in Aged Care and Disability

Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2020 Spring  Yes  Campbelltown Campus - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*
2020 Sydney City Session 3  Yes  Sydney City Campus - DAY  Andrey Zheluk  Timetable not available   Print Unit Outline*
2020 Block 4  Yes  Online - ONLINE  Maria Dent  Timetable not available   Print Unit Outline*
2021 Spring  Yes  Campbelltown Campus - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable not available  
2021 Sydney City Session 2  Yes  Sydney City Campus - DAY  Andrey Zheluk  Timetable not available  

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About this Unit
This unit provides the student with an understanding of current trends underlying policies and services in the aged care and disability industry, which will help them to understand the dynamics of the changing aged care and disability service sector. Students will examine the strategic environments of aged care and disability to develop global and national perspectives, identify drivers of change and development, and the major players in aged care and disability policies. Students will develop an understanding of the aged care and disability competencies and determinants of well-being for aged and disabled persons, which can be used in their future roles in the health industry. Through reflections on practice in aged care and disability , students will develop an individual approach to aged care and disability service issues which they can use in the future as health care professionals.


Courses
4656.1Bachelor of Health ScienceCONTINUING
4656.2Bachelor of Health ScienceCONTINUING
4763.2Bachelor of Speech PathologyCURRENT
6000.1Diploma in Health Science/Bachelor of Health ScienceCONTINUING
7173.1Undergraduate Certificate in Aged Care SupportCURRENT
7176.1Undergraduate Certificate in Disability Care SupportCURRENT


Specialisations

KT4002.1Therapeutic RecreationCONTINUING
KT4006.1Therapeutic RecreationCURRENT
M4000.1Therapeutic RecreationCONTINUING




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