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QQI Level 6 – Gerontology (6N3748)

**Course postponed until the Autumn** – contact the Centre to register interest

The 6 day course will run 1 day a fortnight

*Classroom based but subject to change*

Course Content

 Introduction Overview/ Assignments
 Theories of Ageing
 Physical Changes associated with ageing
 Launch Assignment Reflective diary
 Demographics
 Traditional vs Emerging ideas of age
 Stereotypes & Attitudes
 Sociological Aspects of Ageing
 The impact of an ageing population on society
 National Local Services
 Alternatives to long term care and global innovations
 Meeting the needs of the older person and their family in long term care
 Opportunities and Growth in older people
 Responses to Life Transitions
 Skills and Preparation for adjustments to older adult life
 Studies and research into the ageing
 Relationships and Emotional supports for old age
 How adult development impacts on ageing
 Healthy and unhealthy attitudes to death & dying
 Concepts and Reactions to ideas learning and memory
 Contentious issues in Care
 Practical ideas to integrate the learning experiences into life and work
 Advice re progress on assignments


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