Course Title: Participate in the implementation of individualised plans

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2015

Course Code: HWSS5699C

Course Title: Participate in the implementation of individualised plans

School: 365T Global, Urban & Social Studies

Campus: City Campus

Program: C3304 - Certificate III in Aged Care

Course Contact : Renee Costa

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99250886

Course Contact Email:renee.costa@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Nominal Hours: 15

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

There are no formal pre-requisites for this course, however you will need to obtain a police check in order to participate in the practical placement and gain work in the sector as per legislative requirements.
You need knowledge of spoken English, as well as English literacy to a standard that is likely to meet workplace needs to enter the course. If you would like advice on the standard of English that is recommended for the course please contact the Course Co-ordinator via the details above.

Course Description

In this course you will learn how to plan work activities according to an individualised plan, and how to establish and maintain appropriate relationships with clients (and carers). You will also learn how to provide support for clients and monitor it according to an individualised plan. You will learn how to contribute to the ongoing relevance of individualised plans. You will also gain the skills to respond to situations of risk for the client within your work role. You will learn how to complete the documentation of this in your work role.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

CHCICS302B Participate in the implementation of individualised plans

Element:

1.Plan work activities according to an individualised plan

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Apply understanding of organisation's policies, protocols and procedures in relation to the individualised planning process
1.2 Confirm individualised plan details with the client
1.3 Work with client to identify actions and activities that support the individualised plan
1.4 Prepare for support activities according to client's individualised plan, preferences and organisation policies, protocols and procedures
1.5 Prepare for support activities that promote the client's participation and independence
1.6 Clarify own role in implementing individualised plan and seek appropriate support for any aspects outside scope of own knowledge/skills or job role

Element:

2.Establish and maintain appropriate relationships with client (and carer)

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Introduce oneself appropriately and maintain courtesy to the client, and carer where appropriate
2.2 Conduct exchanges with the client in a manner that develops and maintains trust
2.3 Maintain confidentiality and privacy of the client within organisation policy and protocols
2.4 Conduct exchanges with the client in a manner that respects cultural sensitivities and needs
2.5 Support the interests, rights and decision-making of the client in all dealings

Element:

3.Provide and monitor support according to the individualised plan

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Provide support according to the individualised plan, the client's preferences and organisation policies, protocols and procedures
3.2 Provide support in a manner that contributes to the client's skill development and/or maintenance
3.3 Provide support according to duty of care requirements
3.4 Monitor support activities to determine capacity for the client's participation
3.5 Monitor support activities to determine contribution to the client's independence
3.6 Monitor support activities to determine contribution to the client's emotional well being
3.7 Monitor support activities to determine relevance to the client's individualised plan
3.8 Monitor aspects of the individualised plan that might need review and report to supervisor

Element:

4.Contribute to ongoing relevance of the individualised plan

Performance Criteria:

4.1 Participate in discussion with the client and supervisor to identify areas of the individualised plan that require review
4.2 Participate in discussion with the client and supervisor in a manner that acknowledges the client as their own experts
4.3 Participate in discussion with the client and supervisor in a manner that supports client self determination

Element:

5.Respond to situations of risk to the client within work role and responsibilities

Performance Criteria:

5.1 Provide assistance to maintain a safe and healthy environment
5.2 Identify situations of risk, or potential risk, to the client and report to a supervisor
5.3 Respond to situations of risk, or potential risk appropriately and communicate to a supervisor
5.4 Implement strategies to minimise risk and communicate to a supervisor and colleagues
5.5 Report uncharacteristic or behaviours of concern to a supervisor

Element:

6.Complete documentation and reporting

Performance Criteria:

6.1 Comply with the organisation's reporting requirements
6.2 Complete documentation according to organisation policy and protocols
6.3 Maintain documentation in a manner consistent with reporting requirements
6.4 File documentation in accordance with organisation policy and protocols


Learning Outcomes


On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the required skills and knowledge to demonstrate your competency in the above elements.
 


Details of Learning Activities

In this course you will develop the knowledge and skills required to work effectively in a community work or service delivery setting. This course describes the knowledge and skills required to provide support for people to sustain quality of life according to individualised plans. Students will develop an understanding of the sector, the values and philosophy that underpins the work that is done, learn how to maintain the standards required, and reflect on practice within the sector. There will be individual and group activities during classes, field visits and guest speakers. The Certificate III Aged Care includes two field placements with a total of 130 hours across the whole program and the knowledge and skills you gain in this course will be developed further through placement.


Teaching Schedule

WeekTopic
1Care Planning process and the aged care worker’s role in it (Community or residential)
2

ACFI and relation to care planning in Residential Aged Care
Documentation of care and the role of aged care workers – community or residential context, PCA role in care planning.


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources

During sessions you will be directed to industry sources of information and provided with a workbook to complete throughout the course. You will also be directed to other learning materials and websites if required.


Overview of Assessment

In this course you will be assessed on the knowledge and skills that you have developed to meet the competency requirements of this course. You will complete assessments to determine your knowledge throughout the course which ensures you are equipped to perform your job role in the Aged Care sector, and the second method of assessment is where you give practical demonstrations of the tasks required in the job role for this course. These assessment tasks are conducted after you have had adequate preparation for the assessment and you will be supported throughout the assessment process. Some of the practical tasks will be done in the purpose-built facilities at RMIT; others will be done in your placement in a workplace setting.
 


Assessment Tasks

There are 2 assessment tasks associated with this course:

1:  In Class reading and comprehension activity: The facilitator will organise this assessment task in class. You will need to work in small groups and refer to the RMIT Unit Learner Resource.

2: Care Planning Case Study: To complete this assessment task you will need to refer to your Course Book (especially Planning Care, Person Centred Care, Goal Directed Care etc) as well as reflecting on classroom activities.


Assessment Matrix

A detailed matrix will be available from the Course Teacher

Other Information

Assessment Tasks Submission Cover Sheet:
You must complete a submission cover sheet for every piece of work, including online submissions. This signed sheet acknowledges that you are aware of the plagiarism implications.
Attendance:
It is strongly advised that you attend all workshops and classes in order to engage in the required learning activities, ensuring the maximum opportunity to gain the competency.
Feedback:
You will receive verbal and written feedback from your teacher on your work. This feedback also includes suggestions on how you can proceed to the next stage of developing your competency. Information regarding student feedback can found at: http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=9pp3ic9obks7
Student progress:
Monitoring student progress is an important enabling and proactive strategy to assist you to achieve your learning potential. The Student Progress policy can be found at: http://rmit.edu.au/browse;IDvj2g89cve4uj1
Special Consideration Policy:
All assessment tasks are required to be completed to a satisfactory level. If you are unable to complete any piece of assessment buy the due date, you will need to apply for an extension. Information regarding application for special consideration can be found at: http://rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=g43abm17hc9w
Academic Integrity and Plagiarism:
RMIT University has a strict policy on plagiarism and academic integrity. For more information on this policy go to Academic Integrity website: http://rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=kw02ylsd8z3n

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