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  • Course Information
  • Course Title Code Semester Laboratory+Practice (Hour) Pool Type ECTS
    ELDERLY CARE SERVICES AT HOME YBP204 SPRING 2+0 C 3
    Learning Outcomes
    1-List the scope of home health care system.
    2-Differenciate home care services according to their characteristics.
    3-Compares the positive and negative aspects of home care.
    4-List the occupational groups in the home care team.
    5-Organize the home care plan according to the chronic illness of the elderly.
  • ECTS / WORKLOAD
  • ActivityPercentage

    (100)

    NumberTime (Hours)Total Workload (hours)
    Course Duration (Weeks x Course Hours)14228
    Classroom study (Pre-study, practice)13226
    Assignments0000
    Short-Term Exams (exam + preparation) 0000
    Midterm exams (exam + preparation)4011010
    Project0000
    Laboratory 0000
    Final exam (exam + preparation) 6011515
    Other 0000
    Total Workload (hours)   79
    Total Workload (hours) / 30 (s)     2,63 ---- (3)
    ECTS Credit   3
  • Course Content
  • Week Topics Study Metarials
    1 Definition and historical development of home care.
    2 The scope of home care.
    3 Classification of home care services.
    4 Positive and negative aspects of home care.
    5 Home care team and professional roles.
    6 Admission of the elderly to home care and termination of service.
    7 Basic principles of home visits.
    8 Midterm exams
    9 Home care in stroke, Alzheimer`s and bed-dependent elderly.
    10 Home care in diabetes, COPD, chronic renal failure.
    11 Home care for heart disease, hypertension, musculoskeletal disorders.
    12 Home care in cancer.
    13 Home care in the elderly in the postoperative period.
    14 Gerotechnology in home care.
    15 Effects of gerotechnology on elderly and caregiver.
    Prerequisites -
    Language of Instruction Turkish
    Coordinator Dr. T. Barış DEĞER, Dr. H. Seval GÖNDEREN ÇAKMAK
    Instructors -
    Assistants -
    Resources 1. Örsal Ö. (Editor). Home Elderly Care Services. Anadolu University Publications, 1st Edition, 2016. 2. Fadiloglu C., Ertem G., Senuzun Aykar F. (Editors). Home Health and Care. Göktuğ Publications, 2013.
    Supplementary Book -
    Goals It is aimed to develop the knowledge, attitude and skills that can provide home care services specific to chronic illnesses by understanding the scope and content of home care services offered to the elderly.
    Content Definition and historical development of home care. Scope of home care. Classification of home care services Positive and negative aspects of home care. Home care team and professional roles. Admission of the elderly to home care and termination of service.. Basic principles of home visits.. Home care in stroke, Alzheimer`s and bed-dependent elderly.. Home care in diabetes, COPD, chronic renal failure.. Home care for heart disease, hypertension, musculoskeletal disorders.. Home care in cancer. Home care in the elderly in the postoperative period. Gerotechnology in home care.. Effects of gerotechnology on elderly and caregiver.
  • Program Learning Outcomes
  • Program Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
    1 Has a general knowledge about basic health sciences and can use in the profession if necessary. 5
    2 Gains the necessary infrastructure in the fields required by the field, gains theoretical and practical knowledge in these fields 4
    3 With the knowledge gained in the field of Elderly Care, can recognize social, physical and psychological changes and needs in the elderly, identify problems and develop solutions. 4
    4 Recognizes, uses and maintains the physical environment, equipment, information and communication technologies related to the field. 1
    5 As an individual with lifelong learning awareness, he / she is sensitive to the events in the agenda of the society and the world related to his / her field and can follow the developments. -
    6 Can work in collaboration with other health care team members and professionals from different disciplines in elderly care practices. 5
    7 Knows the laws, regulations and legislation related to the duties and rights of individuals as an individual and acts accordingly. -
    8 Knows the rules of healthy nutrition, adequate and balanced nutrition, nutrition principles in the elderly, the importance of nutrition in old age, common health problems in old age and nutrition principles in diseases. 2
    9 Contributes to projects and activities for the social environment in which he lives with the awareness of social responsibility, carry out a task assigned to it independently. 2
    10 Gains basic knowledge about care of elderly people with special conditions and diseases. 5
    11 Have basic knowledge about first aid, public health and environmental protection. 1
    12 Communicate effectively with family members and relatives of the elderly, protects the elderly from abuse and informs the family and related institutions. -
    13 Have basic drug knowledge, regulate the drugs used by the elderly, provides mutual communication and feedback with team members to reduce inappropriate drug use in the elderly. -
    14 Provides care according to ethical values ​​and principles. -
    15 Help the elderly to implement the planned rehabilitation program. 3
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