COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Gerontologic Social Services * YBP   259 3 2 2 2

Prerequisites and co-requisites Yok
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level Short Cycle Programmes (Associate's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator Sosyal Calismaci Ramazan ALTUNÖZ
Instructors
Sosyal ÇalışmacıRAMAZAN ALTUNÖZ1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
At the end of this course;
1) to understand the distinctive features of old age,
2) to detect the psycho-social and economic problems of elderly people and their needs,
3) There is need for old problems and service models that can be identified by a variety of sizes,
4) to perform the steps of social work for the elderly,
Content
theory of social services provided for substantive, practical and legal processes

Learning Outcomes
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
12345
1
1. Explains basic principles and concepts with elderly care.
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2
2. States aging, aging process and changes in the aging process.
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3
3.Explains personal , social, cultural differences of elderly individuals, and the basic information for improving the quality of life .
X
4
4.Distinguishes social , professional , ethical principles and laws in elderly care.
X
5
5. Describes interventions in elderly care.
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6
6.Describes interventions personal , social, cultural differences of elderly individuals regarding enviromental regulations in home aged care.
X
7
7.Describes physiological changes in old age and the principles of specific nutrition to common diseases.
8
8. Lists health and occupational safety practices in working environment.
X
9
9. Distinguishes social rehabilitation needs in elderly and performs them.
X
10
10. Uses critical thinking , creative thinking and appropriate methods and techniques for the development of problem solving skills .
11
11. Uses effectively first aid techniques in case of emergency in the elderly.
X
12
12.Uses effectively interventions in holistic elderly care.
X
13
13.Uses planned basic techniques of physical rehabilitation in the elderly .
X
14
14. Takes responsibility for solving old problems in society as individuals and groups.
15
15.Analyzes information with a critical approach by themselves .
16
16. Uses the skills to communicate effectively with elderly persons and others.
X
17
17.Uses tools , information and communication technologies in working envoriment.
18
18.Monitors information in the field using at least one foreign language and comminicates with colleagues.
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19. İnitiatives for the thinking and development of their performance .
X
20
20.Monitors artistic, scientific events and current events in community and in the world.

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Concepts and History of Social Welfare investigate the issue of the relevant sources
2 Definition and Scope of Social Services investigate the issue of the relevant sources
3 Social Purpose and Functions investigate the issue of the relevant sources
4 Gerontology Gerontology and Social Services Conceptual Framework. investigate the issue of the relevant sources
5 Elderly, Old Age Psychosocial Developmental Properties. investigate the issue of the relevant sources
6 Psychosocial and economic requirements and problems in old age. investigate the issue of the relevant sources
7 Elderly Mental Disorders (Depression, Cognitive Disorders, Phobias). investigate the issue of the relevant sources
8 Exam
9 Elder Abuse and Neglect. investigate the issue of the relevant sources
10 Working with the elderly and family. investigate the issue of the relevant sources
11 Home Health Care Services and Social Work Practices. investigate the issue of the relevant sources
12 Vulnerable Elderly and Social Services / Social Work Practice in Nursing: Challenges and New Directions. investigate the issue of the relevant sources
13 Services for the Elderly and Social Services in the European country, in our country the elderly Welfare Area and Policies for the Elderly investigate the issue of the relevant sources
14 social services for the elderly in the exclusive care and maintenance management investigate the issue of the relevant sources
15 Evaluation investigate the issue of the relevant sources
16-17 Final Exam

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook1- Koşar, N. (1996). Sosyal Hizmetlerde Yaşlı Refahı Alanı, Şafak Matbaacilik, Ankara.
Additional Resources
1- Baykara, Yüksel, Özlem Cankurtaran Öntaş, Arzu İçağasıoğlu.”Yalnız Yaşayan Yaşlılar ve Sorunları,” 1.Ulusal Aile Hizmetleri Sempozyumu:2000’li Yıllarda Aile Hizmetleri. Ed: Aktaş M. Aliye ve Diğerleri. 330-336, Ankara:9-11 Mayıs 2001.
2- Onur, B. (2000). Gelişim Psikolojisi: Yetişkinlik, Yaşlılık, Ölüm. İmge Kitabevi Yayınları. 5. Baskı. Ankara.
3- Önal Dölek, B. (2011). Türkiye’de Üniversite Hastanelerindeki Geriatri Bilim Dallarına Bağlı Geriatri Ünitelerinde Verilen Hizmetin Sosyal Hizmet Temelinde Değerlendirilmesi. Hacettepe Üniversitesi Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü Sosyal Hizmet Anabilim Dalı Doktora Tezi, Ankara.
4- Duyan, V. (2005). "Türkiye´de Yaşlılara Yönelik Sosyal Hizmetler", 1. Türkiye Uluslar arası Gerontoloji Sempozyum Bildiriler Kitabı" 10-12 Mayıs 2005, Akdeniz Üniversitesi, s: 91-99.
5- Tufan, İ. (2002). Antikçağ’dan Günümüze Yaşlılık-Sosyolojik Yaşlanma. Aykırı Yayınları, Araştırma Dizisi: 9.
6- Erkan, G. (2000). “Yaşlılarla Mülakat”. Antropoloji ve Yaşlılık: Prof. Dr. Vedia Emiroğlu’na Armağan. Hacettepe Üniversitesi Sosyal Hizmetler Yüksekokulu Yayını.
7- Emiroğlu, V. (1995). Yaşlılık ve Yaşlının Sosyal Uyumu. Genişletilmiş İkinci Baskı. Şafak Matbaacılık, Ankara.