SOWK4206 Social Work with Older People (3 units)
- Year 3 Social Work Student or consent of the Department
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This course provides students with an understanding of the ageing process and its implications for social work practice. Social deprivation and difficulties faced by the older people will be explored especially in the local context. The existing social welfare, medical, housing and employment policy and services for older people in Hong Kong will be critically examined, together with consideration of alternatives in social service delivery. This course also introduces different social work intervention approaches to working with older people.
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