Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences

POPLPRAC 768 - Health Services for Older People

30 Points

Semester 2, 2018

Course offered by the School of Nursing


Explores the issues of providing health services for an ageing population from a number of perspectives: demographics, sociology, psychology, successful ageing, public policy, economics, design, workforce and service provision.  The principles that underpin gerontology and models of service delivery to older people are examined as are the attitudes that improve the partnership between individuals, carers and other family members, and health professionals in the delivery of services to older people.

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