This skill set has been endorsed by industry as suitable for individuals who hold a qualification at Certificate III level or higher in an area involving provision of direct client care or support.
This skill set is for people working in various care and support roles in the community services industry who wish to develop skills in supporting people to self-administer medication.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to determine and respond to an individual’s physical personal support needs and to support activities of daily living.
This unit applies to workers who provide support to people according to an established individualised plan in any community services context. Work performed requires some discretion and judgement and may be carried out under regular direct or indirect supervision.
The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand standards and industry codes of practice.