Meet personal support needs

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver CHCCCS011, 'Meet personal support needs'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria



Elements define the essential outcomes

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Determine personal support requirements

1.1 Review individualised plan and confirm required equipment, processes and aids

1.2 Identify requirements outside of scope of own role and seek support from relevant people

1.3 Consider the potential impact that provision of personal support may have on the person and confirm with supervisor

1.4 Consider specific cultural needs of the person

1.5 Consider specific physical and sensory needs of the person

1.6 Identify risks associated with the provision of support and confirm with supervisor

2. Maximise participation

2.1 Discuss and confirm person’s own preferences for personal support in a positive way

2.2 Consider and confirm the person’s level of participation in meeting their personal support needs

2.3 Provide the person with information to assist them in meeting their own personal support needs

3. Provide personal support

3.1 Safely prepare for each task and adjust any equipment, aids and appliances

3.2 Take account of identified risks in the provision of personal support and technical support activities

3.3 Identify and respond to routine difficulties during support routines, and report more complex problems to supervisor

3.4 Identify changes in the person’s health or personal support requirements and report to supervisor

3.5 Work with the person and supervisor to identify required changes to processes and aids

3.6 Maintain confidentiality, privacy and dignity of the person

4. Complete reporting and documentation

4.1 Comply with the organisation’s reporting requirements, including reporting observations to supervisor

4.2 Complete and maintain documentation according to organisation policy and protocols

4.3 Store information according to organisation policy and protocols