AGHE 804 Health and social systems for older adults
Health and social systems for older adults are amongst the most complex in many societies. They include parts or all of the primary care, acute care, chronic care, palliative care and home care systems, and rehabilitation services on the health provision side. On the social systems side, they include parts of the transportation, social housing, social work and legal systems. The complexities of health and social systems for older adults are the foci of this course and are examined through a review of the literature mainly with an emphasis on the health and social systems for older adults in Canada.
The GDip, MSc and PhD programs in Aging and Heath are tailored to meet the evolving needs of today’s student. These programs are designed to be completed at a distance by working professionals. The programs are offered full-time, through a blended format of online learning and short onsite sessions. Participants will enjoy the professional networking and experiential opportunities of an onsite program with the benefits of distance learning flexibility.
Courses listed below represent the range of Aging and Health (AGHE) graduate course offerings in the School of Rehabilitation Therapy. Not all courses will be offered in each academic year and the current calendar should be consulted for the term and instructor. The Aging and Health program offers 3.0 credit-unit 'term' courses.