The students respect old age as a natural stage of human life. They learn the concepts related to growing old. They carry out resource-based working method in promoting functional ability and rehabilitation of the elderly. They get to know the Memorial Training- method and are able to implement preventive house call.
Lectures, coopertive learning, pair work, independent assignments and prepared presentations
Main concepts of ageing and age. Ageing policy. Effects of ageing on physical, cognitive, psychological health andsocial and functional ability of the Elderly. Evaluation methods of functional ability. Challenges in the health promotion of the Elderly. Health promotive working methods.
Individual assignment: Interview of an Elderly (Life story)
Attendance in the course 80%. Grading scale of the assignment "Life Story" 1-5.
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