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A Systematic Approach to Curricula Development for Aged-Care Leadership

Aberdeen, Sue and Angus, Jocelyn (2005) A Systematic Approach to Curricula Development for Aged-Care Leadership. Educational Gerontology, 31 (6). pp. 481-497. ISSN 0360-1277

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Abstract

The concept of leadership is frequently used in aged-care service provision. Yet, it is a concept that is not well understood or defined. This paper reports on a systematic review of national and international multi- disciplinary aged-care literature (1999 to 2004) to identify the attributes and functions of leaders in aged-care delivery systems. Themes are identified, critically appraised, and summarised. Recommendations are made for educational curricula outcomes for tertiary students—the future aged-care leaders.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: ResPubID9033, leadership, aged care, service delivery
Subjects: Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > Centre for Ageing, Rehabilitation, Exercise & Sport Science (CARES)
FOR Classification > 1301 Education Systems
Depositing User: VUIR
Date Deposited: 28 Mar 2012 02:30
Last Modified: 28 Mar 2012 02:30
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/2687
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