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CHCECE040_Attend to daily functions in home based child care Draft 2

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Unit application and prerequisites

UNIT CODE

CHCECE040

UNIT TITLE

Attend to daily functions in home based child care

APPLICATION

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to plan, provide, and review care with families. It requires the ability to respond to unexpected situations often encountered in this context.

 

This unit applies to those providing home-based care who work independently. This may include nannies, governesses, home tutors or home helps.

 

The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand standards and industry codes of practice.

 

No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

PREREQUISTE UNIT

Nil

COMPETENCY FIELD

Early Childhood Education and Care

UNIT SECTOR

Children’s Education and Care

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Elements and performance criteria

ELEMENTS

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

Elements describe the essential outcomes

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

  1. Clarify and plan for daily functions related to the provision of care.
    1. Gather information from primary carer/s about the home-based care to be provided.
    2. Work in consultation with families about the expectations and limitations of the home-based care role.
    3. Identify specific needs of children and develop plan to accommodate these needs in collaboration with primary carer/s.
    4. Clarify with primary carer/s the processes by which concerns about care provisions or plans can be reviewed and/or renegotiated.
  1. Attend to agreed daily functions of home-based care.
    1. Attend to developmental needs of children within scope of home-based care practice and standards.
    2. Support the health and safety of children in provision of all home-based care.
    3. Follow agreed processes, policies or standards for reporting health and safety concerns of children in home-based care.
    4. Use strategies that support the family’s cultural, spiritual and value base when caring for the child.
    5. Respect and ensure confidentiality of family information accessed as part of job role and within provisions of legislation and duty of care.
  1. Respond to unexpected changes in home-based care.
    1. Work in consultation with primary carer/s about provision for unforeseen circumstances that may occur in home-based care.
    2. Discuss, clarify and document changes to expected daily tasks, to address unexpected circumstances and ensure best possible outcomes for the child.
    3. Communicate inability to attend to daily functions to child’s primary carer/s to provide opportunity for alternative arrangements.
    4. Communicate promptly to primary carer/s any emergency situations relating to changes to home-based care arrangements.
  1. Review daily care functions.
    1. Conduct a daily review of intended care functions and make variations according to the needs of the child and in consultation with the primary carer/s.
    2. Modify home-based care experiences to incorporate information gained from regular consultations with primary carer/s.
    3. Communicate regularly with primary carer/s about relevant issues or needs of children in home-based care environment.

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"Given this unit would require some level of knowledge of: IHC Support Agencies to service in the state and territory (and where applicable liaise with), Oral communcation would need to be captured. Likewise reference and or access to: In Home Care (IHC) Handbook which complements the IHC National Guidelines and the Child Care Provider Handbook. The IHC Handbook outlines the operational policy for the IHC program delivered through a network of IHC Support Agencies. "

Nancy Pavlovic 05.03.2019 12.54PM

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Foundation skills

FOUNDATION SKILLS

Foundation skills essential to performance in this unit, but not explicit in the performance criteria are listed here, along with a brief context statement.

SKILLS

DESCRIPTION

Reading skills to:

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Writing skills to:

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Oral communication skills to:

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Numeracy skills to:

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Learning skills to:

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Problem-solving skills to:

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Initiative and enterprise skills to:

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Teamwork skills to:

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Planning and organising skills to:

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Self-management skills to:

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Technology skills to:

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UNIT MAPPING INFORMATION

No equivalent unit.

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"Need to capture and articulate Foundation Skills across all unts correctly, including this one please."

Nancy Pavlovic 05.03.2019 12.55PM

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Performance evidence

TITLE

Assessment Requirements for CHCECE040 Attend to daily functions in home based child care.

PERFORMANCE EVIDENCE

Evidence of the ability to complete tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit in the context of the job role, and:

  • plan for and provide care to at least two children
  • respond appropriately to three different unexpected circumstances in home-based care
  • review and modify at least one program in consultation with carer/family.

1 Comments

"Liaise / Connect / Use / Access IHC Support Agencies to service in the state and territory (and where applicable liaise with), Oral communcation would need to be captured. Likewise reference and or access to: In Home Care (IHC) Handbook which complements the IHC National Guidelines and the Child Care Provider Handbook. The IHC Handbook outlines the operational policy for the IHC program delivered through a network of IHC Support Agencies. "

Nancy Pavlovic 05.03.2019 12.56PM

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Knowledge evidence

KNOWLEDGE EVIDENCE

Demonstrated knowledge required to complete the tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit:

  • the home-based child care role, its expectations and limitations
  • matching of care practices to family values and beliefs
  • legislation and regulations relevant to the home-based care environment:
    • behaviour support procedures
    • confidentiality
    • insurances
    • obligations under child protection legislation
    • organisational policies and procedures
    • work health and safety regulations
  • developmental stages of babies and children
  • safety issues and risk management strategies for children’s health and safety:
    • meal preparation and provisions based on national guidelines for nutrition of children and adolescents
    • contingency management processes
    • excursions and travel situations
    • outdoor and indoor play areas.
  • health and safety issues associated with the care of children, how these are managed and how to assess for risks and hazards:
    • clothing safety and suitability
    • hygiene
    • personal health:
      • medical conditions and their signs, symptoms and characteristics
    • allergy/anaphylaxis and how to use an an adrenalin auto injector
    • asthma
    • play areas
    • toys and equipment
  • sleep and rest:
    • children’s requirements:
      • babies
      • toddlers
  • basic home fire safety including high-risk groups, behaviour that contributes to fire injury and fatalities, and smoke alarm placement, installation and maintenance
  • techniques for dealing with unexpected changes to requirements.

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"In relation to : health and safety issues associated with the care of children Must also include food safety requirements (refer feedback in other units to avoid repetition)"

Nancy Pavlovic 05.03.2019 12.58PM

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"Knowledge of and access to: IHC Support Agencies to service in the state and territory (and where applicable liaise with), Oral communcation would need to be captured. Likewise reference and or access to: In Home Care (IHC) Handbook which complements the IHC National Guidelines and the Child Care Provider Handbook. The IHC Handbook outlines the operational policy for the IHC program delivered through a network of IHC Support Agencies. "

Nancy Pavlovic 05.03.2019 12.56PM

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"the In home Care Guidelines are not referenced in this unit, "

Nancy Pavlovic 05.03.2019 12.50PM

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Assessment conditions

ASSESSMENT CONDITIONS

Skills must be demonstrated in the workplace.

 

Skills related to responding to unexpected circumstances may be demonstrated through simulated activities and scenarios.

 

Assessment must ensure access to:

  • a home environment
  • information technology for planning and communication
  • primary carer/s
  • a child between the ages of 0-12 years.

 

Assessors must satisfy the Standards for Registered Training Organisations requirements for assessors.

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