HDS732 - Determinants of Health and Wellbeing in the Lives of People with Disability

Year: 2020 unit information
Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125




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Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Online independent and collaborative learning activities including 5 scheduled online seminars


A social determinants of health framework is presented in this unit to develop an understanding of the health and wellbeing status of people with disabilities across the life span. Students develop an awareness of best practice in promoting accessible and responsive services, programs and supports to address health inequities and to increase social and economic participation of people with disabilities. Women’s health, sexual health, prevention of violence, abuse and neglect, mental health and key physical health challenges for people with disabilities will be explored using current research. Students will apply their knowledge through project based work.

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