Holistic Assessment for Seniors

This module introduces students to the knowledge of holistic assessment for seniors. Students will learn various tools used in the physical and psychosocial assessment of the aged in the community. They will appreciate how holistic assessment works to reduce the time and promotes greater equity in the process of assessment.

Upon completion of this module, students will be able to conduct cognitive, dementia, social, health and fitness, and caregiver assessment independently. 

Holistic Assessment for Seniors is a module selected from the Specialist Diploma in Healthy Ageing & Community Care for Seniors.  It enables participants to acquire new skills or deepen relevant skills without the need to pursue a full specialist diploma. As this is a stackable course, participants may choose to complete the remaining modules within the validity period, of 2 years, to be awarded the full Specialist Diploma qualification.

How often do I need to attend the course?


Lessons will be held at Republic Polytechnic, Woodlands or RP ACE@Paya Lebar, Lifelong Learning Institute

Course commences in October 2020.

Number of Lessons Duration 
Three times/week (weekdays) 7pm to 10pm

Note : Some lessons will be conducted via e-learning.

Full Course Fee
(Others)

Workfare Training Support (WTS) Scheme

Singapore Citizens aged 40 & above

SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens OR Singapore PR

Singapore Citizens aged 39 & below OR Singapore PR

$967.82

$64.22

$96.78

$109.44

$290.34


Note :
  • Course fees are accurate as of 1 June 2020, and are subjected to annual review.
  • SkillsFuture credit approved.
  • All fess inclusive of GST.

Republic Polytechnic reserves the right to make changes to the course fee and application closing dates without prior notice. The commencement of each course is subject to sufficient number of participants.


Last updated on 29 May 2020

Need more help?

If you are still unsure about which course to pursue, please contact our Academy for Continuing Education.  

Fees quoted are inclusive of GST. Republic Polytechnic reserves the right to make changes to the course fees and application closing dates without prior notice. The commencement of each course is subject to a sufficient number of participants. All information is accurate at time of publishing.