Elective Units

Facilitate the empowerment of older people

CHCAGE001
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to respond to the goals and aspirations of older people and provide support services in a manner that focuses on improving health outcomes and quality of life, using a person-centred approach.

Provide support to people living with dementia

CHCAGE005
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide person-centred care and support to people living with dementia. It involves following and contributing to an established individual plan.

Meet personal support needs

CHCCCS011
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.

Support relationships with carers and families

CHCCCS025
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work positively with carers and families of people using the services based on an understanding of their support needs.

Provide home and community support services

CHCHCS001
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work in a home support environment and community settings with individuals, family members, visitors, suppliers and others to meet established work requirements.

Deliver care services using a palliative approach

CHCPAL001
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to care for people with life-threatening or lifelimiting illness and/or normal ageing process within a palliative approach.

Provide first aid

HLTAID
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty. The unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.