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The Individual Support Worker : Ageing, Disability, Home and Community with Online Study Tools - Geoff Arnott

The Individual Support Worker

Ageing, Disability, Home and Community with Online Study Tools

Book with Other Items Published: 24th May 2017
ISBN: 9780170385367

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The Individual Support Worker is designed to meet the needs of workers in the home, community and/or a residential setting, who are required to provide person-centred support to people who are ageing and/or have a disability-related condition. The person-centred approach is reflected in each of the 16 chapters as well as in recent changes, which include the introduction of Consumer Directed Care and the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). The text is organised in parts, each part reflecting the core and specialisations. Each chapter follows the unit guide for a specific competency. After the learning objectives and introduction, the major section headings align with the competency elements, and the topic headings' corresponding criteria. Each chapter culminates in a summary.

Part 1: Individual support 1. Provide individualised support 2. Support independence and well being 3. Communicate and work in ageing, disability and home and community support. 4. Work with diverse people 5. Work legally and ethically 6. Recognise healthy body systems 7. Follow safe work practices for direct client care

Part 2: Ageing support 8. Facilitate the empowerment of older people 9. Provide support for people living with dementia 10. Meet personal support needs

Part 3: Disability support 11. Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths based approach 12. Follow established person centred-behavior support 13. Support community participation and social inclusion 14. Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability

Part 4: Home & Community 15. Support relationship with carers and family 16. Provide home and community support services

ISBN: 9780170385367
ISBN-10: 0170385361
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Book with Other Items
Language: English
Published: 24th May 2017
Publisher: Cengage Learning Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 21.6  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.88
Edition Number: 1
Edition Type: New edition

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