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PAA 618 Long Term Care Services

Course Description: The organization and management of long-term care services are explore, looking at both institutional and community-based alternatives. Physical, social and psychological aspects of aging are presented. Special emphasis is given to the continuum of care and the financing of non-acute services. The roles of government and private agencies in the provision of services are presented. Approaches to the organization of services in other countries are used to inform the discussion of service models. Required for all students with a specialization in gerontological services administration.


3 credits