Caring for adults
Caring for adults

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Caring for adults

Before you begin

Spend a few moments thinking about your current learning needs and opportunities by doing Activity 1 below.

Activity 1

Timing: Allow about 15 minutes

Below is a link to a short questionnaire to get you thinking about:

  • What are your current priorities for learning?
  • How does studying a short online course fit into your everyday lifestyle?
  • What goals are you hoping to achieve by studying this course?

Questionnaire about your learning (1) [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)]

Hopefully, by the end of the course you will be able to reflect on your answers.

We hope you enjoy the course!

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