Eldercare is a course that will cover the various aspects of ageing and experiences of older persons that may be of concern. Prime importance will be given to health-related issues and caregiving responsibilities and resources. The ageing process and its consequences as well as the accompanying psycho-social implications will be covered to prepare the student to manage eldercare competently when confronted with them.
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: Every semester
E-Learning: BLENDED - Learning is done MAINLY online using interactive study materials in Canvas. Students receive guidance and support from online instructors via discussion forums and emails. This is supplemented with SOME face-to-face sessions. If the course has an exam component, this will be administered on-campus.