Caring for Older People - a Partnership Model, Short Course | Part time online | FutureLearn | United Kingdom
14 days
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69 USD/full
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About

As our lifespans increase, more and more of us are faced with the question: how can we care for older people more effectively? Caring for Older People - a Partnership Model is offered at Deakin University by FutureLearn.

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Overview

Ageing and some of the challenges it represents can be a daunting experience for older people, their family, friends and healthcare teams alike.

Key facts:

The purpose of this course is to help you better understand and address these challenges by exploring a partnership model of care that aims to build stronger and more beneficial relationships between older people and those who care for them in a variety of care settings.

In this course, we’ll introduce you to the partnership model and provide you with some practical tools and strategies for creating your own care plan. Caring for Older People - a Partnership Model is offered at Deakin University by FutureLearn .

Programme Structure

Topics:

  • Ageing from the perspective of older people and those who care for them

  • Principles of the partnership-centred model of care and how to apply them in a variety of settings

  • The benefits of partnership-centred care for older people, their families and healthcare teams

  • Practical strategies for supporting the needs and preferences of older people in positive, respectful and collaborative ways.

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 14 days

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • This course has been created for older people and anyone involved in their care, including family members, friends, care workers and healthcare professionals. There are no special requirements for this course.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    69 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 69 USD for the full programme during 14 days.
  • National

    69 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 69 USD for the full programme during 14 days.
  • Limited access:free

  • $189.99 access for one year

  • $69/one-off payment

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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