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Childcare, Elderly and Community Services Discipline

Higher Diploma in Integrated Social and Health Services

Programme code CE114306

Semester 1:
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Working with Persons with Dementia
  • Sociology of Aging
  • Communication and Counselling
  • Field Study
  • Community Health
  • Essential Workplace Communication: Effective Oral Interaction
  • Whole Person Development - Mindshift: Achieving Personal Growth & Effectiveness
Semester 2:
  • Health and Nursing Care I
  • Rehabilitative Care and Exercise for the Elderly
  • Group Work Practice for the Elderly
  • Social Policies and Aging Society
  • Vocational Chinese Communication: Putonghua Conversation and Reports
  • Essential Workplace Communication: Digital Written Correspondence
  • Whole Person Development - Collaboration, Teamwork & Social Engagement
Semester 3:
  • Programme Planning in Community Health
  • Health and Nursing Care II
  • Professional Workplace Communication: Storytelling and Job Search
  • IT Essentials – Services
  • Enrichment Module B
Semester 4:
  • Research Studies in Elderly Services
  • Health and Nursing Care III
  • Professional Ethics in Elderly Services
  • Vocational Chinese Communication: Putonghua Presentations and Promotional Text Writing
  • Professional Workplace Communication: Pitching and Persuasive Presentation
  • Whole Person Development - Enhancing Competencies in the 21st Century Workplace
  • Enrichment Module A
  • Elective (choose one of the following):
    - Social Enterprise and Business Management
    - Horticultural Practice for the Elderly
    - Elderly Fitness
    - Pre-retirement Planning
Semester 5:
  • Fieldwork Placement (Residential Care Services for Older Adults)
  • Case Management
  • Hospice and Palliative Care
  • Professional Workplace Communication: Proposal and Report Writing