Course Title: Facilitate the empowerment of older people

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3402 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing and Disability)

Course Title: Facilitate the empowerment of older people

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 50

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.

Important Information:

This course is co-delivered and co-assessed with CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs and CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia


Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

HWSS6078C

City Campus

TAFE

375T Vocational Design and Social Context

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2020

Flexible Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

HWSS6078C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban and Social Studies

Face-to-Face

VE 2018 (ISF2)

HWSS6078C

City Campus

TAFE

375T Vocational Design and Social Context

Face-to-Face or Internet

VE 2020 (CSI1)

Course Contact: Steve Bruechert

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4063

Course Contact Email: steve.bruechert@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

In this course you will acquire the skills and knowledge neccesary to respond to the goals and aspirations of older people and provide support services in a manner that focuses on improving health outcomes and quality of life, using a person-centred approach.

This course will assist you when working in residential or community contexts.

This course is delivered and assessed in a cluster with:

This course is co-delivered and co-assessed with

  • CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs and
  • CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people

Elements:

1. Develop relationships with older people

2. Provide services to older people

3. Support the rights of older people

4. Promote health and re-ablement of older people


Learning Outcomes

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


Overview of Assessment

This course is delivered and assessed with the courses CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs and CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia.

The assessment tasks are as follows:

Assessment Task 1: Simulation: Fall recovery response

Assessment Task 2: Personal support needs – low care

Assessment Task 3: Personal support needs – high care

Assessment Task 4: Leisure and health activity

Assessment Task 5: Knowledge Quiz

Assessment Task 6: Transfer resident

Assessment Task 7: Scenario Quiz – Human rights

Assessment Task 8: Knowledge Quiz – Greendale Community

Assessment Task 9: Simulation: Identify goals and aspirations

 

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.

A student charter http://www.rmit.edu.au/about/studentcharter summarises your responsibilities as an RMIT student as well as those of your teachers.

Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies, procedures and instructions which are available for review online:http://www1.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=c15i3ciaq8ca