Course Title: Provide support to people with chronic disease

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4329

Course Title: Provide support to people with chronic disease

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




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


365T Global, Urban & Social Studies

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term1 2014

Course Contact: Anthony Graham

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254411

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course describes the knowledge and skills required by workers to provide support and assistance to people who have a chronic disease. The skills and knowledge of this course will be applied as part of a comprehensive service aimed at promoting the well being and self management of well being by the client.
The skills and knowledge may be applied in a range of settings, including, client’s home, residential service, aged care setting, hospital, recreation, school, community agency, employment setting and community based service. The skills and knowledge are applied within defined roles and responsibilities. The word client may refer to the person receiving support, their family and/or supporters.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCICS408B Provide support to people with chronic disease


1.Provide support in a chronic disease self management context

2.Support client in a holistic manner

3.Provide support as part of a coordinated service approach

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 may include observations, questioning and evidence gathered from the workplace. In cases where the learner does not have the opportunity to cover all relevant aspects in the work environment, the remainder should be assessed through realistic simulations, projects, previous relevant experience or oral questioning on ’What if?’ scenarios.