UK College of Holistic Training, 27 Old Gloucester Street, London WC1N 3AX
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College accredited by International Association for Distance Learning
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A distance learning professional development course for anyone who helps, treats or cares for the elderly, or anyone with an interest in the subject of ageing or in a related profession.
Total recommended period of study: 1 to 3 months. Continuous enrolment. No time limit.
Cost: £250.00 (250 Pounds Sterling -
A FREE textbook will be included for students from the UK. Students outside the UK will need to buy their own copy of the textbook, normally from an internet bookstore.
Method of study:
Textbook study (distance learning). Written assignments based on textbooks and self-
As the mature and elderly sections of the population increase, and our lifespans get longer, more and more attention is being devoted to the topic of ageing and how it affects people’s needs and abilities. In psychology alone, the number of studies keeps increasing, and these studies are informed by various disciplines.
Helping professionals, health professionals, counsellors, carers and helpers, social workers, complementary therapists, informed senior citizens and their relatives, legal and other professionals and key decision-
This course, using a tertiary-
It begins with how ageing is defined and continues with:
coverage of brain and cognitive changes,
implications for different types of memory,
language recognition and the role of reading,
attitudes to ageing and cross-
changes in lifestyle,
ageing and marriage,
mental health and dementia, and
death, dying and bereavement.
Work required for this course
There are eight mini-
A free copy will be sent to UK students.
Successful graduates will receive the Diploma in Psychology of Ageing awarded by UK College of Holistic Training which is a private UK qualification. The college is accredited by the International Association for Distance Learning.
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You may start at any time of year
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