Nivå/kategori

Yrkesstudier

Undervisningsspråk

Engelska

Kurstyp

Obligatorisk

Rekommenderat studieår

1

Omfattning

5 sp

Kompetensmål

This course aims to provide students with an opportunity to be acquinted with the basic principles of organising health care and social services in Finland and in Europe.

Läranderesultat

At the end of the course, the student is expected to be able to - describe and explain the structure and organisation of health care and social services for elderly people in Finland. - recognize and understand the legal basis for the care and services for elderly people in Finland. - present different types of care and social services for elderly people in Finland. - understand and discuss the care and service needs of the elderly and how these needs can be assessed. - make comparisons between the elderly care system in Finland and in other countries in Europe (in order to demonstrate specific features of the Finnish elderly care model). - aware of structural changes and future challenges in Finnish elderly care.

Innehåll

Ageing policy and legislation Values and ethical principles Needs assessment and the service plan Sturctural changes in elderly care

Förkunskaper

Basics in gerontology

Litteratur

Ministary of Social Affairs and Health (2008) National frameworks for high-quality services for older people. Ministry of Social Affairs and Health (2008) Statuary Social and Health Services in Finland. Ministry of Social Affairs and Health (2006) Social Welfare in Finland Vaarama, M., Luomahaara, J., Peiponen, A., Voutilainen, P. 2001. The Whole Municipality Working Together for Older People. Perspectives on the Development of Elderly People´s Independent Living, Care and Services. related articles, handouts and reports

Studieaktiviteter

  • Föreläsningar - 30 timmar
  • Studiebesök och demonstrationer - 20 timmar
  • Projekt- och produktionsarbete - 0 timmar
  • Självstudier - 83 timmar

Arbetsbelastning

  • Kursens totala antal arbetstimmar: 133 timmar
  • Varav självstyrda studieformer: 83 timmar
  • Varav schemalagda studier: 50 timmar

Undervisningsform

Närundervisning

Examinationsformer

  • Tentamina
  • Rapporter och produktioner

Examinationskrav

För godkänd prestation krävs att studenten avlägger följande examinationer: Examination 1 Social service Examination 2 Health care (examinationer = tentamina, demonstrationer och presentationer, rapporter och produktioner, uppsatser, samt närvaro vid angivna tillfällen) Examinationerna väger sinsemellan på följande sätt:

Lärare

  • Dahl Birgitta
  • Törnqvist Maj-Len

Examinator

Törnqvist Maj-Len

Antal kursplatser

Ingen begränsning

Kursens slutdatum

Slutdatum meddelas senare

Delprestation i kraft till

12 månader efter kursens slutdatum

Examinationsformer

  • 2009-04-27 - Tentamina
  • Datum meddelas senare - Rapporter och produktioner

Kurs- och studieplansökning