After viewing this program participants should be able to:
|HC140328 Promoting Independence||20.3||*Define independence|
*Recognise how promoting independence can enhance quality of life
* Identify strategies to promote independence in the home care setting
|HC161125 Reablement||23.59||* Define reablement care.|
* Identify the principles of an effective reablement care model in practice.
* Recognise the benefits of a reablement model.
|H03-130628 Complaint Handling; service user rights and responsibilities||31.52||* Define ‘complaints’ and list reasons why service users make complaints.|
* Identify the benefits of complaints
* Recognise the care worker’s role in the complaints handling process.
*Appreciate the relevant standard, its implications and the additional services available to assist the resolution of complaints.
|HC160422 Consumer directed care||16.26||* Define Consumer Directed Care|
* List the principles of Consumer Directed Care
* Describe how Consumer Directed Care approach is applied in the Home Care Setting
|H02-121202 Recognising and communicating changing client needs.||25.38||* Explain the need to regularly assess service user’s care needs and the role of the care plan.|
* Identify the benefits of revising service user care/service plans and the importance of the care staffs contribution.
* Recognise key behavioural, physical, environmental and verbal indicators of changes in clients.
* Explain procedures for reassessment and care/service planning.
* Assist others to make changes to service delivery in consultation with the client and/or their representatives.
|HC140530 How to document in the homecare setting||19.26||* Explain the need to document|
* Recall the dos and don’ts of documentation
|03-120411 Promoting health and wellness||26.48||* Define wellbeing (wellness)|
* Describe the relationship between health and wellbeing
* Consider the impact that life in residential aged care has on a person’s wellbeing
* Implement strategies that will promote and improve residents wellbeing
|C140428 Effective written documentation||21.1||* Identify types of documentation|
* Recognise problems caused by poor documentation
* Describe key features of effective documentation including the correct way to document using the mnemonic term ‘DOCUMENT’
|HC-180323-AU Infection control; an introduction||30.09||* Describe the different types of infectious agents (micro-organisms) and the harm they can cause|
* Explain why older people are at an increased risk from infections
* Outline considerations when promoting infection control in a home care environment
* Distinguish the links in the chain of infection and identify the role of standard precautions in breaking those links
|H01-130726 Responding to challenging behaviours; aggression||20.44||* Define the meaning of the term ‘fall’ and identify risk factors impacting the rate of falls|
* Describe the impact of a fall on a client’s quality of life
* Outline strategies to minimise the risk of a fall
|HC160930 Risk assessment in the home||24.46||* Recognise the importance of assessing risk when providing care to a client in the home environment|
* Explain how to identify, assess and report common hazards and risks
* Discuss strategies to minimise risks in a client’s home
|HC-170224-AU Fire safety in the home||26.26||* Explain the fire risks that may be encountered in a home care setting and|
* Describe fire prevention strategies.
* Know how to respond in a fire emergency.
|HC160318 Manual handling – Assisting clients safely||31.3||* Define what manual handling is|
* Explain the risks involved in assisting a person to move and the home environment issues
* Describe how to perform various manual handling procedures
|04-121003 WHS; Understanding your roles and responsibilities||23.08||* Identify designated people and their responsibilities|
* Describe the importance of hazard identification and risk assessment
* Recognise hazards
* Outline practical implications for workers
|C150401 WHS; Safe manual handling||34.11||* Prepare to move a person safely (risk assessment)|
* Employ measures that promote dignity and encourage independence
* Identify when bariatric handling measures and equipment are required
* Safely assist a person to: Roll, Get out of bed, Sit to stand, Get off the floor.
|C161123 Effective Handover||17.37||* Define the key principles of an effective handover process|
* Explain the tools and techniques required for an effective handover
* Identify barriers to effective handover and implement practical strategies to overcome these barriers
|01-120829 Teamwork helping each other||26.38||*Identify the benefits of good team work for staff and for older people.|
*Appreciate that all staff need to activiely contribute to create an effective team
*Demonstrate better communication skills
*Explain the importance of preparation and planning when creating and maintaining a good team
|C160817 Orientating new staff, being a better buddy||19.25||*Define what a buddy program is and outline the key roles and responsibilities of a buddy|
*Discuss the benefits of a buddy program and how to select a buddy
*Define effective communication and teaching skills required to be an effective buddy
*Explore ways to effectively evaluate a buddy program