Course Title: Support people with disabilities who are ageing

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4329

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, Urban & Social Studies

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term1 2014,
Term2 2014,
Term2 2015

Course Contact: Anthony Graham

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4411

Course Contact Email: anthony.graham@rmit.edu.au


Course Description

This course describes the knowledge and skills required to support a person with a disability who is ageing. The unit covers identifying current and future needs, supporting the rights and interests of the person, independent thinking and action and understanding and supporting a person with a disability who has dementia.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Not Applicable



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCDIS313A Support people with disabilities who are ageing

Elements:

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 with dementia


Learning Outcomes

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


Overview of Assessment

Assessment is ongoing throughout the course. Assessment will incorporate a range of methods to assess performance and the application of knowledge and skills and will include a number of assessment tasks.