CHCAGE001 - Facilitate the empowerment of older people

Unit code: CHCAGE001 | Study level: TAFE
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City Flinders
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Footscray Nicholson
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St Albans
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Werribee
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Overview

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to respond to the goals and aspirations of older people and provide support services in a manner that focuses on improving health outcomes and quality of life, using a person-centred approach.  This unit applies to support workers in residential or community contexts.

Assessment

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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit’s learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines.

Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills:

  • responded to the goals and aspirations of at least 2 older people, 1 in a simulated environment and 1 in the workplace, and;
  • used oral communication skills to maintain positive and respectful relationships.

Required reading

The qualified trainer and assessor will provide teaching and learning materials as required in the form of workbooks produced by the Polytechnic and/or via the Polytechnic e-learning system.

As part of a course

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