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High Support and Complex Care - Aged Care

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Provide high level care and support in an aged care setting

Residents within the aged care sector have increasingly complex health care needs and higher acuity levels.  This increases the level of support and care needs of residents.  You'll gain additional skills to assess and identify the care needs of residents.  Understanding the importance of risk factors and potential impact on a resident is a key component to this skill set, along with methods to minimize and monitor interventions.  You'll also learn strategies to support residents' palliative care needs and medications competency.

This skill set is best suited for those working within the aged care or disability sectors.

Gain these skills
  • Identifying and assessing risk
  • Supporting complex needs of residents
  • Palliative care
  • Medication competency


Skill sets

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Important information

How to apply

Important information

This skill set has been developed to be delivered in several different ways providing flexibility for you depending on your current circumstances:

  • Structured with individual organisation to meet workforce upskilling needs
  • A blend of online learning supported by face to face workshops
How to apply

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Delivery location, important dates and study options

During your course of study, NMTAFE may use a variety of learning practices to ensure you get the best outcome for your learning journey.
This may include online learning, face-to-face classroom, laboratory/workshop delivery, work placement or a combination of these, depending on which is most appropriate.

Semester 2, 2020

Mount Lawley - On Campus


Fees and charges


Duration 6 week/s
When Semester 2, 2020
Where Mount Lawley
How On campus
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Page last updated August 11, 2020