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Unit of competency details

CHCCCS002 - Assist with movement (Release 1)

Summary

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Supersedes HLTCSD305D - Assist with client movementThis version was released in CHC Community Services Training Package release 2.0 and meets the requirements of the 2012 Standards for Training Packages. Minimal change to the elements and performance criteria. New evidence requirements for assessment including volume and frequency requirements. Significant changes to knowledge evidence. 05/Aug/2015

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
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1 1 (this release) 06/Aug/2015


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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 061309 Community Health  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 061309 Community Health  02/Nov/2015 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 1

This version was released in CHC Community Services Training Package release 2.0 and meets the requirements of the 2012 Standards for Training Packages.

Minimal change to the elements and performance criteria. New evidence requirements for assessment including volume and frequency requirements. Significant changes to knowledge evidence.

Application

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to support people who require assistance with basic physical movement which may be due to incapacity.

This unit applies to workers in a range of community services or health contexts who provide front line support services within the context of an established individualised plan.

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.

Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENT 

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA 

Elements define the essential outcomes

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Prepare to assist a person with movement

1.1 Confirm requirements and risk factors for assisting a person with movement with relevant personnel, individualised plan or organisation policy and procedures

1.2 Select, prepare and adjust equipment according to the person’s requirements and the individualised plan

1.3 Appropriately prepare environment

1.4 Explain the procedure to the person and answer questions as required and according to appropriate communication protocols

1.5 Seek the person’s consent and cooperation

1.6 Carry out preparation procedures according to safe working practices

2. Assist with movement

2.1 Carry out movement using appropriate safe handling method and equipment using a range of techniques

2.2 Take appropriate action to ensure the person’s comfort and safety throughout positioning or transfer

2.3 Encourage the person to assist with movement where possible

2.4 Communicate with the person during movement according to appropriate protocols

3. Complete assistance with movement

3.1 Return equipment to appropriate place as required

3.2 Clean equipment in accordance with organisation policy and procedures

3.3 Report equipment faults immediately in accordance with organisation procedures, industry standards and guidelines

Foundation Skills

The Foundation Skills describe those required skills (such as language, literacy, numeracy and employment skills) that are essential to performance.

Foundation skills essential to performance are explicit in the performance criteria of this unit of competency.

Unit Mapping Information

No equivalent unit.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=5e0c25cc-3d9d-4b43-80d3-bd22cc4f1e53

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 1

This version was released in CHC Community Services Training Package release 2.0 and meets the requirements of the 2012 Standards for Training Packages.

Minimal change to the elements and performance criteria. New evidence requirements for assessment including volume and frequency requirements. Significant changes to knowledge evidence.

Performance Evidence

The candidate must show evidence of the ability to complete tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit, manage tasks and manage contingencies in the context of the job role. There must be evidence that the candidate has:

  • provided assistance with moving a person in at least 6 of the following situations:
  • assisting a person up off the floor
  • assisting a person to be weighed on chair weighing scales
  • assisting a person to change position in bed
  • assisting a person to use crutches or other walking aids
  • assisting a person or co-worker to use a hoist or mechanical lifter for transfers
  • moving a person to a seated position
  • moving a person by wheelchair or trolley
  • moving a person between wheelchair or trolley and bed
  • moving a person to a standing position
  • transfers from wheelchair to shower chair and toilet
  • assisting a person who is falling

Knowledge Evidence

The candidate must be able to demonstrate essential knowledge required to effectively complete tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit, manage tasks and manage contingencies in the context of the work role. This includes knowledge of:

  • basic body biomechanics, soft tissue joint structure
  • importance of maintaining skin integrity
  • organisation policy and procedures in relation to:
  • infection control as it relates to assisting with movement
  • supervisory and reporting protocols
  • legal and ethical considerations and how these are applied in an organisation and individual practice, including:
  • duty of care
  • privacy, confidentiality and disclosure
  • work health and safety, including manual task risk factors
  • risk factors and techniques used when environment or residence are not custom fitted with aids
  • techniques for assisting with movement, including:
  • actions to be taken when a person is falling
  • active and passive movement
  • assistance with repositioning
  • assisting a person in an emergency
  • assisting a person off the floor
  • assisting a person to be weighed on chair weighing scales
  • assisting a person to change position in bed
  • assisting a person to use crutches or other walking aids
  • assisting a person to walk
  • assisting a person or co-worker to use a hoist or mechanical lifter for transfers
  • moving a person by wheelchair or trolley
  • moving a person between wheelchair or trolley and bed
  • moving a person to a standing or seated position
  • placing a person in a wheelchair
  • transfers from wheelchair to shower chair or toilet
  • utilising mobility aids owned by or associated with the person

Assessment Conditions

Skills must have been demonstrated in the workplace or in a simulated environment that reflects workplace conditions. The following conditions must be met for this unit:

  • use of suitable facilities, equipment and resources, including:
  • individualised plans
  • equipment relevant to the persons mobility requirements
  • workplace health and safety manual
  • infection control manual
  • manual handling and lifting/no-lift policies of the organisation
  • equipment manufacturer's instructions
  • modelling of industry operating conditions, including:
  • using real people when using equipment
  • scenarios that reflect standard operating procedures and contingencies relevant to service

Assessors must satisfy the Standards for Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) 2015/AQTF mandatory competency requirements for assessors.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=5e0c25cc-3d9d-4b43-80d3-bd22cc4f1e53