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Careerforce is intending to revise and rollover 16 standards in the Health, Disability, and Aged Support Subfield ahead of ‘Standard Setting Body’ responsibilities transferring to the Toitū te Waiora / Community Health Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council.

There are no changes to unit standard credits, outcomes, or performance criteria.

Revisions:

  • Changes were made to Guidance Information.
  • The standards were updated to the current template.
  • Planned review dates have been moved out from 31 December 2021 to 31 December 2023.

If your organisation wishes to comment on the revised standards, please reply to james.dearnley@careerforce.org.nz before the close of business on Friday 13 August 2021. 

Please read the US documents below with tracked changes.

US number US title Level Credits US document with tracked changes
28537 Undertake self-care to maintain and enhance personal wellness in a health or wellbeing setting 4 5 28537
28558 Explain the impacts of colonisation on health and wellbeing for tangata whenua, and in a health or wellbeing setting 4 4 28558
29456 Compare the key attributes of service philosophies used in health or wellbeing settings 4 2 29456
29457 Explain factors influencing people’s health and wellbeing and their implications when providing support 4 8 29457
29458 Demonstrate knowledge of Aotearoa New Zealand’s contemporary health and wellbeing sector 4 15 29458
29459 Engage with tangata whenua and provide information on community support services in a health or wellbeing setting 4 6 29459
29460 Develop and maintain positive relationships to achieve outcomes in a health or wellbeing setting 4 10 29460
29461 Contribute to the safety of people, self and others in a health or wellbeing setting 4 5 29461
29462 Demonstrate knowledge of responding to people in situations of vulnerability in a health or wellbeing setting 4 5 29462
29712 Contribute to identifying intended outcomes for a person in a health or wellbeing setting and evaluate own performance 4 5 29712
29713 Work alongside a person to achieve intended outcomes in a health or wellbeing setting and evaluate own performance 4 15 29713
29714 Identify and contribute to community networks to support health and wellbeing 4 5 29714
29715 Demonstrate knowledge of a social issue or situation relevant to a New Zealand health or wellbeing context 4 6 29715
29716 Demonstrate knowledge of a condition or impairment relevant to a New Zealand health or wellbeing context 4 6 29716
29717 Relate a researched service philosophy to the provision of support in a health or wellbeing context 4 4 29717
29718 Reflect on new learning to identify implications for own practice in a health or wellbeing context 4 5 29718