Module Objectives

  1. Understand the normal ageing processes and the physiology of ageing.
  2. Explain the concept of successful ageing.
  3. Discuss beliefs and values regarding ageing, and how these values might influence practice.
  4. Discuss individual and cultural differences in successful ageing.
  5. Describe the importance of multidisciplinary care in promoting healthy ageing and maintaining normal activities to promote quality of life.