Course Title: Support people with disabilities who are ageing

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3260

Course Title: Support people with disabilities who are ageing

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 50.0

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.

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

HWSS5574C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global Studies, Soc Sci & Plng

Face-to-Face or Workplace

HWSS5608C

Bundoora Campus

TAFE

365T Global Studies, Soc Sci & Plng

Face-to-Face or Workplace


Course Contact: Janet Hood

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4637

Course Contact Email: janet.hood@rmit.edu.au


Course Description

This course will introduce you to the knowledge and skills required to support a person with a disability who is ageing, and identify current and future needs.

It will assist you to support the rights and interests of the person, to support their independent thinking and action and develop an understanding of the needs of a person wtih a disability who has dementia.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None.



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCDIS313A Support people with disabilities who are ageing

Elements:

    


Learning Outcomes

1. Assist people with disabilities who are ageing to identify their current and future needs.

2. Support the interests and needs of people with disabilities who are ageing.

3. Encourage and support people with disabilities who are ageing to exercise independent action and thinking.

4. Support the interests, rights and needs of people with disabilities with pervasive age related changes, including people wtih dementia.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment tasks may include: participation in and reflection on role plays, discussion of case studies, demonstrations in a simulated work environment, and questionnaires.