HLTAHA004 - Support client independence and community participation

Unit code: HLTAHA004 | Study level: TAFE
St Albans


This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work with clients in their home and community to facilitate rehabilitation goals through supporting independence in daily living and optimising community access and participation in the context of a rehabilitation plan.  This unit applies to workers in the community and should be performed under the direction and supervision (direct, indirect or remote) of a health professional.

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.


For Melbourne campuses

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:

  • facilitated 3 different clients, 1 in a simulated environment and 2 in the workplace, to access and participate in the community within the context of rehabilitation plans;
  • assisted with facilitation of 3 different clients, 1 in a simulated environment and 2 in the workplace, involvement and participation in daily living activities within the context of rehabilitation plans, and;
  • performed the activities outlined in the performance criteria of this unit during a period of at least 120 hours of work.

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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