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Yaşlı Bakımı
Associate TR-NQF-HE: Level 5 QF-EHEA: Short Cycle EQF-LLL: Level 5

Program Profili

Changes in population mobility in the world and in our country caused the young population to decrease and the elderly population to increase. However, the transformation of the traditional family structure into the core family structure in our country has led to the emergence of elderly care service, one of the areas of social service. In the Elderly Care Program, information about the principles and applications of elderly care, anatomy, physiology and basic gerontology are given in order to familiarize the students with the latest developments in the sector. Graduates of the Elderly Care Program are those who have completed the elderly care services, the Social Services and Child Protection Agency, municipalities, hospitals, nongovernmental organizations, nursing homes, elderly nursing homes, weak homes, day centers for the elderly, elderly practices in the health units, regulation etc. can work in the field under the supervision of an expert.