Working with Older People

Limerick Institute of Technology


Course Name Working with Older People
Course Provider Limerick Institute of Technology
Course Code 5903
Course Type Lifelong Learning
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Certificate of Completion Limerick Institute of Technology None
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Attendance Options Part time, Evening
Location (Districts) Limerick City
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Expand+Start Dates: September and January

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Duration 12 Weeks, 3 hours per week. Tuesday, 6.30pm to 9.30pm.
Course Fee

Once a student has been accepted to a course of study through Flexible Learning, the fee can be paid using one of the methods outlined below:
1: Card Payment
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Entry Requirements There are no formal entry requirements to take this module. However some familiarity with the area as well as a level of independent study would be expected for success.
Financial Support

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Expand+Qualification: A Certificate of Completion will be issued to eligible participants.

Flexible Learning Withdrawal And Refund Policy
Students who wish to withdraw from a Flexible Learning Programme of study, must do so officially by completing a wi...

Course Content

This module will introduce students to the challenges and benefits of supporting older adults within the context of social care. Students will develop an awareness of the positive developments, risks and life changes associated with aging and h...

Subjects Taught

• Consideration of the older person in the context of social care in Ireland

• Aging: demographic trends, health care provision, societal perceptions of ageing

• Integrating bio/psycho/social theories of ageing and care

• Life-span ...

Assessment Method Assessment will be through a project and reflective written piece. Guidance and advice on completion of the project and written reflection is part of the programme.
Further Enquiries For further information:
Dept of Flexible Learning
Tel: 061 293802

For academic queries:
Contact: Jennifer Moran Stritch
Location LIT Moylish