General studies

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Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

10 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the supervised training in working field
is that students are able to connect their
theoretical knowledge into practice.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected
to be able to see their role in elderly care and
proofs his skills in supervising older people.
The student can see and apprehend her future role
as a professional in elderly care and gives proof
of supervisor skills in the form of supervising an
activity(the student plans and answers for a one
hours supervised activity with older people if
possible in placement)

The student can apprehend and describe
distinctions in health and ill-health among older
people and reflect over different resources
(personal, relatives, clients).

Learn to know the life stories and life
situations of the elderly and the consequences in
elderly care.

The student can treat the elderly with dignity in
a professional way

Course contents

practical training

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Knowledge in elderly care

Additional information

Compulsory attendance in following-up days

Recommended or required reading

current articles

Study activities

  • Excursions and demonstrations - 8 hours
  • Individual studies - 30 hours
  • Practical training - 228 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 266 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 266 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

Approved practical training


  • Brantberg Bettina
  • Sigfrids Ingmar


Brantberg-Ahlfors Bettina

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

The timetable of the course

- praktikperioden börjar 7.4.2014 och slutar måndagen den 26.5.2014.Sista dagen på praktikplatsen är fredagen den 23.5.2014
- närstudievecka på Arcada 5-9.5.2014
- den 26.5.2014 är en obligatorisk uppföljningsdag på Arcada
- arbetstid 7h/dag eller 35 h / vecka
- utöver detta självstudier

Assessment methods

2014-05-26 - Reports and productions

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