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Year 10 Community Health Care

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​​​​​​With an aging population young people of today have an obligation to provide support services to our elderly / ATSI now and into the future. Aligned with the College core values of Respect, Courage and Excellence, students will enhance their understanding and appreciation for the contributions senior citizens and the Aboriginal Torres Strait Islanders have made to our community alongside the barriers they experience​

Subject descript​​​​ion

This subject provides students with the introductory skills and knowledge required by those working in aged care services. Students will consider how to create individualised service plans in residential, home or community based environments.​

Skills develop​​ed

Students will study a variety of topics including: 

  • Facilitating the empowerment of older people 
  • Implementing interventions for older people at risk 
  • Safe work practices 
  • Ethical compliance and independence 
  • Supporting relationships with families

Out of class require​​ments

Set homework tasks

Course Outline and Asses​sment

​​​Year 10
​​Unit 1: Community Aged Care
  • Aged Care ​Quality Standards
  • Barriers and Enablers of the Aged Care System
  • Safety and Improvement ​
​Unit 2: Indigenous Health
  • Determinants of Health
  • Life Expectancy and Disparity factors
  • Bridging the Gap - Initiatives
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​​Extra-curricular opportunities​
Traineeship opportunities in Year 11 and 12




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Last reviewed 21 May 2021
Last updated 21 May 2021