Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) — CHC33015

This qualification will develop your practical skills and knowledge to meet the emotional, physical and social needs of the ageing population. You will develop skills in communication, empowerment techniques and how to work effectively in a direct support role and support activities of daily living within the residential and community sectors. You will learn how to work within the care setting to deliver quality care, enhance community integration, and develop a firm understanding of the legal and ethical requirements for working in residential and aged care services.

The Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) addresses the requirements to work primarily in residential facilities and supporting care roles within the community services sector, under direct supervision or regular supervision within clearly defined organisational guidelines and service plans. It will equip you to capably and skillfully undertake a range of tasks including, but not limited to:

  • Carrying out activities to maintain personal care and / or other activities for people living in a¬†residential or home care community services settings;
  • Develop reflective practice;
  • Carrying out activities related to an individualised plan;
  • Reporting directly to a supervisor with no responsibilities for other workers.

Units Delivered

  • CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support
  • CHCCCS023 Support independence and well-being
  • CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services
  • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
  • CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
  • HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
  • HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
  • CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people
  • CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia
  • CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs
  • CHCCCS017 Provide loss and grief support
  • CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
  • HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedure
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