Domain - Older Persons' Health and Wellbeing

Domain - Older Persons' Health and Wellbeing

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Level 3

Describe the ageing process and its effects on a person's lifestyle and wellbeing

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Version 4 This unit standard and unit standard 23386 replaced unit standard 5019.

23387 Unit Standard 7 Credits

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This unit standard is for people providing services in a health or wellbeing setting. People credited with this unit standard are able to describe: the ageing process and its impact on a person''s health and wellbeing; and how the ageing process may affect aspects of a person''s lifestyle and wellbeing.

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CMR 24 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Describe interaction, supports, and reporting for people with dementia in a health or wellbeing setting

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Version 3

26974 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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This unit standard is for people providing services in a health or wellbeing setting. People credited with this unit standard are able to describe: dementia and its effects on a person with dementia; interacting with a person with dementia; support services available for people with dementia; and reporting requirements related to changes in people with dementia, in a health or wellbeing setting.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 24 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Provide person-centred care when supporting a person with early-stage dementia in a health or wellbeing setting

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Version 2

28563 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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This unit standard is for people providing services in a health or wellbeing setting. People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the early warning signs and impact of early-stage dementia on a person; and provide person-centred support to a person with early-stage dementia to promote their wellbeing.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 24 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Level 4

Demonstrate knowledge of support for people living with dementia

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Version 6

23920 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this standard can: . describe how to support people living with dementia; . describe support for people living with dementia who have co-existing conditions. . identify and describe safe practice de-escalation strategies for minimising the need to restrain a person living with dementia.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 24 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Support people living with dementia

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Version 5

23921 Unit Standard 7 Credits

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People credited with this standard can: . identify and record the impact of dementia on a person living with dementia; . support a person living with dementia; . reduce the impact of dementia on behaviour to support a person living with dementia; and . manage the effects on self of providing support to people living with dementia.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 24 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Manage the effects of providing support for people living with dementia in a health or wellbeing setting
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4 This unit standard was replaced by unit standard 32416.

23922 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is for people providing services in a health or wellbeing setting. People credited with this unit standard are able to manage the effects of providing support to people living with dementia in a health or wellbeing setting on the family/whanau of the person, and the support worker.

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of dementia

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Version 7

23923 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this standard can describe: . the physiology of dementia; . how the brain changes that accompany dementia can affect a person''s control over how they think and what they do; . how external factors can influence behaviour in a person living with dementia.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 24 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of support for family, wh?nau, and care partners of people living with dementia

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Version 2 This unit standard replaced unit standard 23922.

32416 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this standard can demonstrate knowledge of support for family, whanau, and care partners of people living with dementia.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 24 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Data as at 25 May 2024