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Skill set details

CHCSS00095 - Dementia Support - Service Delivery Skill Set (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes CHCSS00010 - Dementia support skill set - service deliveryThis version was released in CHC Community Services Training Package release 3.0 and meets the requirements of the 2012 Standards for Training Packages.Significant changes to units. 07/Dec/2015

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 08/Dec/2015

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Modification History

Release 

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Release 1

This version was released in CHC Community Services Training Package release 3.0 and meets the requirements of the 2012 Standards for Training Packages.

Supersedes CHCSS00010

Significant changes to units.

Description

This skill set reflects the skill requirements for work supporting people with dementia.

Units

CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia

CHCCCS008 Develop strategies to address unmet needs

CHCCCS009 Facilitate responsible behaviour

CHCCCS020 Respond effectively to behaviours of concern

Pathways Information

These units provide credit towards a range of qualifications in the CHC Community Services Training Package at Certificate IV and Diploma level.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Nil.

Skill Set Requirements

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

or

• have skills equivalent to the qualification requirement validated through a recognition of prior learning process

or

• have substantial industry experience, on the job training and development along with supervisor assessment of capacity.

Target Group

This skill set is for people working in various care and support roles in the community services sector who wish to develop skills in supporting people with dementia.

Suggested words for Statement of Attainment

These competencies from CHC Community Services Training Package meet industry requirements for work in supporting people with dementia.