|Revised on: 12 November, 2015|
1. Course Director
Prof. Timothy Kwok Chi Yui
2. Honorary Clinical Associate Professor
Dr. Lum Chor Ming
To provide a theoretical background to knowledge needed for those involved in care of elderly people in diverse settings. The programme will provide an understanding of the biological changes with age from the cellular level to the physical and psychological changes occurring to the whole person, demography, socioeconomic aspects, the concept of successful ageing, clinical aspects and service organisation. The programme will also cover the principles of epidemiology and statistics, and research methodology, in the study of the elderly.
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