The Disability Support Worker VitalSource eText : 9781442544536
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The Disability Support Worker is a new Australian text providing a practical introduction to the role and responsibilities for workers providing crucial support to clients with a disability.
Features & benefits
- Practical exercises integrate theory with practice and allow students to consolidate what they have learnt in the text
- Case Studies that put the theory into practice
- Numerous examples provide students with a solid application of theory
- Summaries and Self-Check Questions allow students the opportunity to review what has been learnt in each chapter
- Discussion Questions provide an opportunity to reflect on key topics
- Extension Activities offer an opportunity for students to consolidate their new knowledge.
Geoff Arnott has worked for over thirty years in the TAFE sector where he managed a range of programs involving the disability sector. In the last five years he was manager of the Department of Health, Recreation and Human Services . He now works as a writer and consultant, and has previously written several resources for Disability and Aged Care students.
The Disability Support Worker supports the following competencies from the Certificate III and Certificate IV in Disability:
CHCAC318A Work effectively with older people
CHCAD401D Advocate for clients
CHCCS400A Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework
CHCCS411A Work effectively in the community sector
CHCDIS301A Work effectively with people with a disability
CHCDIS302A Maintain an environment to empower people with disabilities
CHCDIS322A Support community participation and inclusion
CHCDIS323A Contribute to skill development and maintenance
CHCDIS405A Facilitate skills development and maintenance
CHCDIS409A Provide services to people with disabilities with complex needs
CHCDIS410A Facilitate community participation and inclusion
CHCDIS411A Communicate using augmentative and alternative communication strategies
CHCICS301A Provide support to meet personal care needs
CHCICS302A Participate in the implementation of individualised plans
CHCICS303A Support individual health and emotional well being
CHCICS305A Provide behaviour support in the context of individualised plans
CHCICS401A Facilitate support for personal care needs
CHCICS402A Facilitate individualised plans
CHCICS404A Plan and provide advanced behaviour support
CHCOHS312A Follow OHS safety procedures for direct care work
HLTHIR403B Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers
HLTHIR404C Work effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people
HLTOHS300A Contribute to OHS processes
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