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Syllabus 2019-20 - 11013013 - Disability, the Elderly and Dependency (Discapacidad, mayores y dependencia)

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DEGREE: Grado en Trabajo Social
FACULTY: FACULTY OF SOCIAL WORK

ACADEMIC YEAR: 2019-20
SYLLABUS
1. COURSE BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: Disability, the Elderly and Dependency
CODE: 11013013 ACADEMIC YEAR: 2019-20
LANGUAGE: English LEVEL: 1
ECTS CREDITS: 6.0 YEAR: 4 SEMESTER: PC
 
2. LECTURER BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: FUENTES GUTIÉRREZ, VIRGINIA MARÍA
DEPARTMENT: U126 - PSICOLOGÍA
FIELD OF STUDY: 813 - TRABAJO SOCIAL Y SERVICIOS SOCIALES
OFFICE NO.: C5 - 111 E-MAIL: vfuentes@ujaen.es P: 953211843
WEBSITE: -
LANGUAGE: - LEVEL: 1
 
3. CONTENT DESCRIPTION

Unit 1. PHYSICAL, PSYCHOLOGICAL AND SOCIAL AGING. THE DISABILITY IN CURRENT SOCIETY.
1.1 The terms When are you an elderly person? 1.2 Historical evolution. 1.3 The four ages. 1.4 Old age 1.5
Early retirement, early retirement and preparation for retirement. Socioeconomy of the elderly population. 1.6
Evolution of disability and state of the art
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Unit 2. SOCIODEMOGRAPHY. 2.1 Life expectancy and demographic transition. 2.2 The aging process of the
Spanish population. 2.3 Population pyramids. 2.4 Morbidity and mortality of people with disabilities.
Unit 3. AUTONOMY AND DEPENDENCE. 3.1 Deficiency and disability. 3.2 Law for the promotion of personal
autonomy and care for people in situations of dependency. 3.3 Procedure for assessing the dependency
situation. 3.4. Scale of assessment, benefits and attention services
Unit 4. HOLY ASPECTS AND INTERVENTION IN PERSON IN DEPENDENCE SITUATION. 4.1 Pathologies,
alterations and diseases. 4.2 Prevention and promotion of health. Mental and behavioral disorders. 4.3
Depression. 4.4 Diogenes syndrome. 4.5 Alzheimer's and its phases. 4.6 The prevention of diseases. 4.7
Types of disability. 4.8 Pathology, prevention and integration
Unit 5. ACTIVE AGING AND SOCIOCULTURAL ANIMATION. 5.1 Aging models: centered on the person,
worthy and positive. 5.2 Sociocultural animation for the elderly and people with disabilities. Programming
activities and animation through action. 5.2 Modalities of sociocultural animation in the home, in the
day centers, in the institution. 5.3 Retirement. Free time, leisure and retirement. 5.4 Associationism. 5.5
Volunteering
Unit 6. RESOURCES FOR PEOPLE IN DEPENDENCE SITUATION. 6.1 Economic resources: pensions.
6.2 Resources and services for the elderly (IMSERSO). Autonomous and local institutional resources. 6.3
Resources for people with disabilities.
Unit 7. RIGHTS AND BASIC LEGISLATION RELATED TO PEOPLE IN DEPENDENCE SITUATION. 7.1
Fundamental rights. International and universal declarations of rights. Spanish constitution. Civil Code.
Penal Code. 7.2 Participation councils. State council of elderly people. Plans and integral programs. 7.3
Incapacitation and guardianship. The internment. The institutions of guardianship and protection of the
incapacitated persons. 7.4 Abuse of people with disabilities. 7.5 Declaration of anticipated vital will. Palliative
care. The debate on euthanasia
Unit 8. NON-PROFESSIONAL CARE.

4. COURSE DESCRIPTION AND TEACHING METHODOLOGY

METHODOLOGY OF TEACHING AND LEARNING, AND ITS RELATIONSHIP WITH THE COMPETENCES
THAT THE STUDENT MUST ACQUIRE ACTIVITY: Expository activities of the teacher and the students
(theoretical exposition, seminars, presentation of works ...). Big group. CREDITS: 1.5. HOURS: 35.
TEACHING AND LEARNING METHODOLOGY: Large group and teaching groups, for general and specific
learning of the theoretical and practical contents of the subject. Theoretical and practical classes. ICT support.
RELATIONSHIP WITH COMPETENCES: Establishment of the connection between content and competencies
described. ACTIVITY: Practical activities (practices inside and outside the classroom, professional visits ...).
Teaching groups CREDITS: 0.5. HOURS: 12.5. TEACHING AND LEARNING METHODOLOGY: Groups
of work and personal dedication of the student, where the students can experiment autonomously and in
group the theoretical and practical contents collected in the program of the subject. RELATIONSHIP WITH
THE COMPETENCES: Acquisition of skills related to the ability to analyze, research, intervention and
change. ACTIVITY: Activities in small groups. Working group CREDITS: 0.5. HOURS: 12.5. TEACHING AND
LEARNING METHODOLOGY: Collective tutorials to attend small groups in: theoretical-practical activities to
propose and solve applications of theory, problems, activities of proposal or supervision of directed works,
clarification of doubts about theory, problems, exercises, programs , readings or other proposed tasks,
presentation, exhibition, debate or comments on individual or small group work, direction of group work.
RELATIONSHIP WITH THE COMPETENCES: Acquisition of skills related to the ability to analyze, research,
intervention and change. ACTIVITY: Tutoring (joint teacher-student follow-up, both individually and in small
groups) CREDITS: 0.5. HOURS: 12.5. TEACHING AND LEARNING METHODOLOGY: Supervision. Work
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groups and personal relationship with the student. RELATIONSHIP WITH COMPETENCES: Monitoring,
reflection and adjustment between training activities-content and competences. ACTIVITY: Personal
work (individual or team work, preparation of presentations, personal study ...) CREDITS: 3. HOURS: 75.
TEACHING AND LEARNING METHODOLOGY: Groups of work and personal dedication of the student, where
students can learn from experience the dimensions that operationalize each of the competences to acquire
with the subject. RELATIONSHIP WITH THE COMPETENCES: Acquisition-internalization of the binomial
developed contents-required competences.
Students with special educational needs should contact the Student Attention Service (Servicio de Atención y
Ayudas al Estudiante) in order to receive the appropriate academic support

Students with special educational needs should contact the Student Attention Service (Servicio de Atención y Ayudas al Estudiante) in order to receive the appropriate academic support

5. ASSESSMENT METHODOLOGY

The evaluation system proposed allows to verify that the students have acquired the competences indicated
for the subject, both specific (E3, E4, E7), and general (G1, G3 and G4).
In the same way, through the different assessment instruments it is intended to verify that the students have
acquired the established learning results: they have the capacity to make a critical assessment of the situation
of the elderly in all areas (DISMAY1), which has the capacity to information management (DISMAY2), oral
and written communication (DISMAY3), which has the ability to apply theoretical and practical knowledge in
problem solving (DISMAY4) and which is capable of analyzing and providing solutions to the new demands
that are produced as a consequence of the emergence of dependence (DISMAY6)
EVALUATION SYSTEM
Compulsory final exam (evaluated from 0 to 8).
Final practical work with oral and written presentation (0 to 2 points), done individually or in a group (maximum
of 5 students).

6. BOOKLIST
MAIN BOOKLIST:
  • Care-Related Quality of Life in Old Age [Recurso electrónico] : Concepts, Models and Empirical Findi. Edition: -. Author: Vaarama, Marja. Publisher: New York, NY : Springer-Verlag New York, 2008.  (Library)