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What’s on for next week?

Watch Professor Alison Hutchinson to find out what more aspects of partnership-centred care that you'll be learning about next week.

One of the key features of the partnership-centred approach is understanding how all those involved in the care of an older person can better help support older people’s individual needs and preferences.

Building on the key ideas and principles that underpin partnership-centred care that you learnt about this week, next week’s focus will be on the practical application of this approach in terms of addressing challenges and creating a best-practice care plan.

What will I be learning?

Next week, you’ll have the opportunity to:

  • explore how a partnership-centred approach supports the needs and preferences of older people
  • identify the key challenges of providing best-practice care for older people
  • discover how, by picking up where you left off with Harry’s story, partnership-centred care can address and resolve these issues
  • implement a range of practical strategies for delivering best-practice, evidence-based care for older people in real-world settings.

Your task

Watch this video to find out more from your Lead Educator, Alfred Deakin Professor Alison Hutchinson, about what you’ll be covering in Week 2.

When you’re done, use the comments to share your key takeaways for the week and list at least one thing you may now approach differently when caring for an older person.

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