This qualification reflects the role of support workers who complete specialised tasks and functions in aged services; either in residential, home or community based environments. Workers will take responsibility for their own outputs within defined organisation guidelines and maintain quality service delivery through the development, facilitation and review of individualised service planning and delivery.
The successful completion of this qualification requires competency to be achieved in 18 units comprising of fifteen (15) core units and three (3) elective units.
There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification. Applicants need minimal level of skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing. Students are required to complete a Practical Placement which requires a police check.
Units in this Qulification
|Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
|Facilitate the empowerment of older people
|Coordinate services for older people
|Implement interventions with older people at risk
|Provide support to people living with dementia
|Facilitate individual service planning and delivery
|Meet personal support needs
|Support independence and well being
|Support relationships with carers and families
|Work with diverse people
|Manage legal and ethical compliance
|Deliver care services using a palliative approach
|Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships
|Recognise healthy body systems
|Follow safe work practices for direct client care
|Use communication to build relationships
|Plan for and provide care services using a palliative approach
|Confirm physical health status