This qualification reflects the role of support workers who complete specialised tasks and functions in aged services; either in residential, home or community based environments. Workers will take responsibility for their own outputs within defined organisation guidelines and maintain quality service delivery through the development, facilitation and review of individualised service planning and delivery.

Workers may be required to demonstrate leadership and have limited responsibility for the organisation and the quantity and quality of outputs of others within limited parameters.

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.

Unit Code Description
CHCCCS001 Address the needs of people with chronic disease
HLTHPS007 Administer and monitor medications
HLTOHC003 Apply and manage use of basic oral health products
HLTOHC006 Apply fluoride varnish
HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medication
HLTAHA018 Assist with planning and evaluating meals and menus to meet recommended dietary guidelines
HLTAHA021 Assist with screening and implementation of therapeutic diets
HLTAHA019 Assist with the monitoring and modification of meals and menus according to individualised plans
CHCDIS004 Communicate using augmentative and alternative communication strategies
HLTAAP002 Confirm physical health status