Development and Management in Elderly Care
|Structure Type: ||Course|
|Credits: ||5.0 points|
|Responsible Teacher: ||Kyrönlahti, Eija|
|Teacher Team: ||Koivula, Anna-Kaarina|
|Language of Instruction: ||Finnish|
Students use multi-disciplinary gerontological knowledge to extend and deepen their competence in elderly care and services. Students know how to analyse and evaluate current challenges in management and development of elderly care from the perspectives of the aged person, staff, organization and provision of services and development and management.
130 hours (40 classroom, 90 independently)
Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses
No previous studies are required.
Theories of ageing
Challenges in developing and managing elderly care
Recommended or Required Reading
Bengtson, L. & Schaie, K.W. 1999. (toim.) Handbook of theories of aging. New York: Springer.
Gerontologia-, Ageing & Society- ja Scandinavian Journal of Caring Science -lehden artikkeleita.
Heikkinen, E. & Rantanen, T.(toim.) 2008. Gerontologia. Helsinki: Duodecim.
Kurki, L. 2008. Innostava vanhuus. Helsinki: Finnlectura.
Räsänen, R. (2011) Ikääntyneiden asiakkaiden elämänlaatu ympärivuorokautisessa hoivassa sekä hoivan ja johtamisen laadun merkitys sille. Lapin yliopisto.
Sankari, A. & Jyrkämä, J. (toim.) 2001. Lapsuudesta vanhuuteen. Jyväskylä: Gummerus.
Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Lectures, independent study
Students know how to describe challenges in the management and development of elderly care and services.
Students are able to compare client-centredness, organization and implementation practices and models in the management and development of elderly care and services.
Students are able to analyse and evaluate client-centredness and provision, organization and implementation of elderly care services in the management and development of elderly care and services.
Based on individual assignments