This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to organise, provide and monitor support services within the limits established by an individualised plan. The individualised plan refers to the support or service provision plan developed for the individual accessing the service and may have many different names in different organisations.


This unit applies to workers who provide support under direct or indirect supervision in any community services or health context.


The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand standards and industry codes of practice.

Unit details

Location:
Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:
CHCCCS015

Assessment

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: - used individualised plans as the basis for the support of 3 individuals.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - rationale and processes underpinning individualised support planning and delivery; - roles and responsibilities of different people and the communication between them; - service delivery models in the relevant sector; - legal and ethical requirements and how these are applied in an organisation and individual practice; - factors that affect people requiring support; - practices that support skill maintenance and development; - indicators of unmet needs and ways of responding, and; - risk management considerations and ways to respond to identified risks.

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As part of a course

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