Course Title: Provide individualised support
Part B: Course Detail
Teaching Period: Term1 2016
Course Code: HWSS6075C
Course Title: Provide individualised support
School: 365T Global, Urban and Social Studies
Campus: City Campus
Program: C3319 - Certificate III in Individual Support
Course Contact: Renee Costa
Course Contact Phone: 9925 0886
Course Contact Email: email@example.com
Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff
Gwen Cawsey – firstname.lastname@example.org
Maria Pleitez- email@example.com
Nominal Hours: 30
Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.
Pre-requisites and Co-requisites
In this unit you will acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to organise, provide and monitor support services that have been established by developing an individualised plan with clients.
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 will apply to you when providing support under direct or indirect supervision in any community services or health context.
National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria
National Element Code & Title:
CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support
1. Determinerequirements of individual plan
1.1 Read and interpret individual plan, goals and confirm required equipment, processes and aids 1.2 Confirm purpose and time of visit with the relevant person 1.3 Prepare equipment, resources and/or documents required for the purpose of the visit and contingencie
2. Establish relationship in the home
2.1 Follow organisation's procedures to assure the person of your identity before entering the house 2.2 Communicate with the person to provide information, clarifypurpose of visit and confirm the person's consent 2.3 Provide opportunity for the person to identify and express any issues or concerns in relation to the visit and/or associated matterss 2.4 Engage appropriately with others in the place of residence in accordance with organisation policies 2.5 Check for hazards to own and others' health and safety and implement controls to manage risk
3. Operate respectfully in the home
3.1 Negotiate how to best implement the individual plan to suit the person within organisation procedures and respecting that the work setting is the person's home and personal space 3.2 Comply with duty of care requirements of role in relation to the person and any other people 3.3 Demonstrate respect and sensitivity toward the person and their place of residence 3.4 Deal with ethical dilemmas, behaviours of concern, possible abuse and/or neglect in accordance with relevant policies and procedures 3.5 Maintain confidentiality in accordance with legislation and organisation policy and procedures
4. Complete reportingand documentation
4.1 Comply with the organisation's reporting requirements, including reporting observations to supervisor 4.2 Complete and maintain documentation according to organisation policy and protocols and using technology required in the workplace 4.3 Ensure any arrangements for follow up visits are recorded and implemented
On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the above elements.
Details of Learning Activities
Learning activities may include:
- class exercises to review discussions and workshops
- practical demonstration and use of workplace equipment and tasks
- guest presentations
- group discussions
- research in and out of class time
- independent workplace case study
- group activities/projects
• Determine support needs
• Ensure the person is aware of their rights and complains procedure
• Work with the person to identify actions and activities that support the individualised plan and promote the person’s independence and rights to make informed decision making
• Provide support according to the to the individualised plan, the person’s preference and strengths, and organisation policies, protocols and procedures
• Individualised planning
• Provide assistance to maintain a safe and healthy environment
• Involve the person in discussions about how support services are meeting their needs and any requirement for change
• Participate in discussion with the person and supervisor in a manner that supports the persons self determination
• Maintain confidentiality and privacy of the person in all dealings within organisation policy and protocols
RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our online systems and access to specialised facilities and relevant software. You will also have access to the library resources. Students will need to purchase an RMIT polo top as uniform for placement
Overview of Assessment
This unit of competency is delivered and assessed with the unit of competency facilitate the empowerment of older people (CHCAGE001)
There will be three forms of assessment and they will include a research task, questions and answers in relation to the unit of competency and practical assessment either in a simulated or workplace environment.
The assessment tasks are as follows:
Task 1: Questions and answers
Task 2: Care plan task
Task 3: Observation in a simulated and workplace environment
If you have a long term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program coordinator or the Disability Liaison Unit if you would like to find out more.
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To demonstrate competency in this course you will need to complete all of the following pieces of assessment to a satisfactory standard. You will receive written feedback on all assessment (refer to MyRMIT for assessment criteria).
Task 1: For this task you will be required to write a report about a time when you have provided an individualised support for a client. This report should include details on how you determined these needs, how you provided support and how you monitored the activities.
Task 2: You are required to research and report on a variety of topics including but not limited to; the rationale behind individualised support plans, service delivery, legal and ethical requirements
Assessment Two: You will be required to answer a series of written and verbal questions about a time when you have provided an individualised support for a client and the rationale behind individualised support plans, service delivery, legal and ethical requirements
Skills must have been demonstrated in the workplace or in a simulated environment that reflects workplace conditions. The following conditions must be met for this unit:
-use of suitable facilities, equipment and resources, including:
- Individualised plans and equipment outlined in the plan
- infection control policies and procedures
- modelling of standard industry operating conditions and contingencies, including involvement of real people when using relevant equipment
Students will be given an assessment marking guide for reference at the time that the assessment tasks are distributed.
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Cover Sheet for Submissions
You must complete a submission cover sheet for every piece of submitted work, including online submissions. This signed sheet acknowledges that you are aware of implications of plagiarism.
It is strongly advised that you attend all sessions in order to engage in the required learning activities, ensuring the maximum opportunity to gain the competency.
Applying for an Extension
Extension of time for assessment tasks may be granted where circumstances beyond your control prevent submission by the published due date. Speak with your teacher or course coordinator regarding applying for an extension.
Applying for Special Consideration
If you are seeking an extension of more than seven calendar days (from the original due date) you must lodge an Application for Special Consideration form, preferably prior to, but no later than two working days after the official due date. Late applications will only be accepted in exceptional circumstances. For information about Special Consideration and how to apply, see:
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· Copying a whole or any part of another student’s work; and
· Submitting work as your own that someone else has done for you.
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