Unit

School Of Health Sciences

Professional Practice in Aged Care and Disability (UG Cert)Western Sydney University Unit Code: 500061.1

Discipline: CARE FOR THE AGED

Student Contribution Band: 4

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Maria Dent


Equivalent Units
400968 Professional Practice in Aged care and Disability, 400248 Professional Practice in Aged Care, 400790 Professional Practice in Aged Care and Disability

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students Must be enrolled in: 7173 Undergraduate Certificate in Aged Care Support Or 7176 Undergraduate certificate in Disability Support


Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2021 Block E  Yes  Online - ONLINE  Maria Dent  Timetable not available   Print Unit Outline*
2022 Block E  Yes  Online - ONLINE  Maria Dent  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.

Special Requirements - Essential Equipment
Students will require a computer with a reliable internet connection, webcam, and microphone in order to access learning activities and resources in the unit vUWS site.


Courses
7173.2Undergraduate Certificate in Aged Care SupportCURRENT
7176.2Undergraduate Certificate in Disability Care SupportCURRENT




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