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Skill set details

HLTSS00039 - Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Aged Care Skill Set (Release 4)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
4 (this release) 06/Aug/2015
(View details for release 3) 31/Oct/2013
(View details for release 2) 11/Jul/2013
(View details for release 1) 01/Jul/2013

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Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 4

Units of competency updated (see mapping at www.cshisc.com.au)

Equivalent outcome

Release 3.0

Added Companion Volumes link. Equivalent outcome

Release 2.0

Corrections to errors and changes to formatting to improve readability. Equivalent outcome.

Release 1.0

This version was released in HLT Health Training Package release 1.0 and meets the requirements of the New Standards for Training Packages.

Skill Set Description

This skill set provides a set of skills for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Health Workers to specialise in the provision of aged-care services for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander clients and communities.

Units

CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia

HLTAHW014 Work with Elders in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander communities

HLTAHW025 Provide information and strategies in health care

HLTAHW051 Respond to loss, grief and trauma

Pathways Information

These units may provide credit towards a range of qualifications in the health and community sectors.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

No licensing, legislative or certificate requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Skill Set Requirements

This skill set has been endorsed by industry as appropriate for Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people who hold a community services or health qualification at Certificate III level or higher or commensurate industry skills as evaluated through recognition of prior learning processes.

Target Group

This skill set provides a pathway for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Health Workers to specialise in the provision of aged-care services for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander clients and communities.

Application of this skill set is only appropriate under the supervision of a relevant health professional and as a member of a health care team.

Suggest words for Statement of Attainment

This skill set meets industry requirements for aged care services for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander clients.