Deliver care services using a palliative approach

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This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to provide care for people with life-limiting illness and those within the normal ageing process using a palliative approach, as well as end-of-life care.

This unit applies to workers in a residential or community context. Work performed requires some discretion and judgement and is carried out under regular direct, indirect or remote supervision.

The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice.

No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Foundation Skills

Foundation skills essential to performance are explicit in the Performance Criteria of this unit of competency.

Unit Mapping Information

Supersedes and is not equivalent to CHCPAL001 Deliver care services using a palliative approach.

Assessment Conditions

Skills must be demonstrated in the workplace or a simulated environment that reflects workplace conditions.

Provision of support for a person in end-of-life care as outlined in the performance criteria must be completed in a simulated environment.

Assessment must ensure access to:

  • facilities, equipment and resources that reflect real working conditions and model industry operating conditions and contingencies
  • organisational policies and procedures
  • individualised plans
  • equipment and resources outlined in individualised plans
  • opportunities for engagement with people in palliative or end-of-life care or people who participate in simulations and scenarios that involve provision of palliative or end-of-life care in a range of contexts.

Assessors must satisfy the Standards for Registered Training Organisations’ requirements for assessors.

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