Healthy Ageing

Unit Code: XNQ632

Contact hours: 12–15 hours per week

Unit Description

Holistic and person-centred Aged Care is dependent on health professionals having a sophisticated understanding of healthy ageing and ageing processes.

This unit focuses on the principles of health promotion, encompassing social health determinants, nutrition, exercise and the use of technology and health data. You will learn about the principles that guide chronic illness management and disease prevention, while also developing an understanding of how social contexts contribute to quality of life improvements in older Australians.

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