Provide basic foot care

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 CHCCCS013, 'Provide basic foot care'.
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. Prepare for basic foot skin and nail care

1.1 Confirm that prior assessment has identified need for foot care services appropriate to own role

1.2 Determine requirements for foot care according to individualised plan

1.3 Provide a safe and comfortable setting

1.4 Gather and prepare equipment and materials, following infection control guidelines

2. Complete care routine

2.1 Explain foot skin and nail care procedures to the person

2.2 Assist the person to remove and put on shoes, socks and hosiery, where necessary

2.3 Correctly position the person for foot skin and nail care to minimise risk to the person and the worker

2.4 Follow infection control procedures

2.5 Perform washing, drying, filing and skin care tasks according to individualised plan

3. Clean and store equipment and materials

3.1 Collect, handle and dispose of biological waste material in a safe and sustainable way

3.2 Clean and store equipment according to manufacturer’s guidelines, setting protocols and infection control requirements

4. Document the person’s information

4.1 Record basic foot, skin and nail care according to organisation requirements

4.2 Identify and document indicators of foot issues requiring professional attention and make appropriate referral in a timely manner