CHCCCS002 - Assist with movement

Unit code: CHCCCS002 | Study level: TAFE
Footscray Nicholson
St Albans


This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to support people who require assistance with basic physical movement which may be due to incapacity.  This unit applies to workers in a range of community services or health contexts who provide front line support services within the context of an established individualised plan.


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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:

  • provided assistance with moving a person in at least 6 of the following situations:
  • assisting a person up off the floor;
  • assisting a person to be weighed on chair weighing scales;
  • assisting a person to change position in bed;
  • assisting a person to use crutches or other walking aids;
  • assisting a person or co-worker to use a hoist or mechanical lifter for transfers;
  • moving a person to a seated position;
  • moving a person by wheelchair or trolley;
  • moving a person between wheelchair or trolley and bed;
  • moving a person to a standing position;
  • transfers from wheelchair to shower chair and toilet;
  • assisting a person who is falling.

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

This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):

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