General Information
Diploma in Health Studies
(Navigation Scheme For Young Persons In Care Services)
2 years part-time QF Level 3


Programme Description
The programme is to equip students with the necessary knowledge, skills and attitude to give clients and their families the care and assistance needed to live in the community. The curriculum is designed based on the concepts of caring, safety, critical thinking and professional approach. The objectives of the programme are:
  1. to develop students’ ability to provide personal care and assistance that cater to the individual needs and abilities of clients/residents;
  2. to enhance students’ communication skills for the delivery of personal care as well as for the facilitation of teamwork;
  3. to develop students’ understanding of the concepts of holistic care that promotes the client/resident’s physical, psycho-social and spiritual health and wellbeing;
  4. to facilitate student’s development in critical, creative and analytical problem solving skills; and
  5. to develop students’ basic skills to practise in residential care homes for the elderly and persons with disabilities.


Mode of study
Medium of Instruction
Chinese
Total no. of credits
31 credits


Programme Leader
Ms. Olivia Po
 
MNurs (Advanced Practice) HKU
B.Sc. in Nursing UBC, Canada
Post-registration Diploma in Health Care Education (Nursing), PolyU
Registered Nurse
Tel: 3468 6849


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King’s Park Campus
31 Wylie Road, Homantin, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Mongkok Campus
Nos. 90A & 98, Shantung Street, Mongkok,
Kowloon, Hong Kong
Telephone
(852) 3190 6678
Email
enquiry@twc.edu.hk