Ageing and disability: Transitions into residential care Social Care & Social Work Moving into a care home can have a profound emotional impact on an individual just the anticipation of residential care is one of the biggest sources of fear for the elderly. This free course, Ageing and disability: Transitions into residential care, discusses the role of social workers and care staff in supporting individuals through the transition, and how residential environments affect quality of life. The Open University The Open University Course text/html K216_1 K216_1 en-GB Copyright © 2016 The Open University