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Careerforce has undertaken consultation during 2020 with the aged residential care, home and community, disability, and DHB sectors regarding development of a new level 4 Advanced Care and Support programme of industry training.

Consultation has included a review of existing unit standards, and also development of new unit standards for inclusion in the programme. Draft copies of the proposed new unit standards are published in the table below.

We invite stakeholders and programme providers to provide feedback on the proposed standards.

If you or your organisation wishes to comment, please email acsproject@careerforce.org.nz before the close of business on Friday 22 January 2021.

Select the unit standard title to read the unit standard document. 

TitleLevelCredits
Support a person with an acute condition in a health or wellbeing setting44
Act as an advocate in a health or wellbeing setting45
Support a person requiring bariatric care in a health or wellbeing setting45
Support a person with brain injury in a health or wellbeing setting45
Support a person with chronic condition in a health or wellbeing setting44
Support a person with frailty in a health or wellbeing setting45
Apply positive behaviour support in a health or wellbeing setting45
Apply psychological first aid in a health or wellbeing setting45
Prepare and contribute to reports in a health or wellbeing setting44
Support a person with spinal injury in a health or wellbeing setting45