In this course, we’ll introduce you to the partnership model and provide you with some practical tools and strategies for creating your own care plan.
Discover how a partnership model of care benefits older people
We’ll start by introducing you to the partnership model by examining the purpose, significance of and rationale for more collaborative approaches to caring for older people. We’ll look at how the model works and what its benefits are for older people, their family and healthcare teams.
Create your own partnership-centred care plan
After exploring the principles of the partnership model, our Lead Educators will assist you to develop your own care plan to best meet the needs and preferences of older people.
Learn from the creators of the partnership model
The partnership model developed by Deakin University was established to create a positive environment for older people and offer care that is based on the best available evidence. Deakin University researchers and teaching staff produced this model in collaboration with aged care health professionals operating in real world settings. The model has been implemented in numerous public and private, metropolitan and rural aged care settings.