Domain - Physical Needs in Special Education

Domain - Physical Needs in Special Education

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Level 3

Assist young people with personal care, eating and drinking, and toilet care
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 21224 and unit standard 21225.

7287 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of common difficulties for young people who have special needs in personal care, toilet care, eating and drinking; demonstrate knowledge of issues associated with personal care, toilet care, eating and drinking; implement programmes in personal care with a young person; implement programmes in toilet care with a young person; and implement programmes in eating and drinking with a young person. This unit standard is intended for those who work in an assisting role with young people who have special needs. They implement programmes that have been developed by those who work in a specialist teaching or advisory role.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Special Education

Level 4

Assist with implementation of programmes for a young person's daily personal routines
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2 This unit standard and unit standard 21224 replaced unit standard 7287.

21225 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of assisting with implementation of programmes in eating and drinking, personal care, and toilet care with a young person; and assist with the implementation of programmes.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Level 6

Demonstrate knowledge of young people with physical difficulty
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

7283 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of physical difficulty and its possible effects on young people's development; describe characteristics of education settings that may affect participation of young people with physical difficulty; appraise issues related to working with young people who have physical difficulty; and appraise current programmes in education settings for young people with physical difficulty. This unit standard is intended for those working in a specialist teaching or advisory role with young people who have physical difficulty.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Special Education

Develop and implement programmes in personal care for young people with special needs
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

7284 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of common difficulties and related conditions in young people with special needs in personal care; describe issues associated with personal care; demonstrate knowledge of programmes in personal care for a young person; carry out assessment of needs in personal care for a young person; develop a programme in personal care for a young person; and implement a programme in personal care for a young person. This unit standard is intended for those who work in a specialist teaching or advisory role in an education setting, with young people who have special needs in personal care.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Special Education

Develop and implement programmes for young people with special needs in eating and drinking
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

7285 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of difficulties associated with eating and drinking; demonstrate knowledge of programmes for eating and drinking; carry out an assessment for a young person with special needs in eating and drinking; develop a programme for a young person with special needs in eating and drinking; and implement a programme for a young person with special needs in eating and drinking. This unit standard is intended for people who work in an advisory or specialist teaching role in education settings, for young people who have special needs in eating and drinking.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Special Education

Develop and implement programmes to assist young people meet their needs in toilet care
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

7286 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of special needs in toilet care; identify and appraise issues associated with toilet care in an education setting; demonstrate knowledge of programmes in toilet care; carry out an assessment of special needs in toilet care for a young person in an education setting; develop a programme for a young person with special needs in toilet care; and implement a programme for a young person with special needs in toilet care. This unit standard is intended for those who work in an advisory or specialist teaching role in education settings with young people who have special needs in toilet care.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Special Education

Develop and implement programmes to increase physical function through positioning and mobility
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

7288 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of positioning; demonstrate knowledge of mobility; describe and carry out assessment for a young person with difficulties in positioning and mobility; develop a programme in positioning and mobility for a young person; and implement a programme in positioning and mobility for a young person. This unit standard is intended for those who work in a specialist teacher or in an advisory role with young people who have special needs in positioning and mobility.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Special Education

Demonstrate knowledge of procedures in education settings for young people with special health needs
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

7291 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe how and when to administer prescribed medication in an education setting; demonstrate knowledge of epilepsy and its management in education settings; demonstrate knowledge of asthma and its management in education settings; demonstrate knowledge of haemophilia and its management in education settings; demonstrate knowledge of diabetes and its management in education settings; identify and describe other conditions that may require immediate attention for young people with special health needs; and appraise issues associated with administering procedures for young people with special health needs in an education setting. This unit standard is intended for those who work in an advisory, specialist teaching, teaching, or assisting role in an education setting with young people who have special health needs.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Special Education

Demonstrate knowledge of procedures for addressing abuse and neglect of young people
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

7292 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of abuse; describe policy, practices, and procedures for preventing abuse in education and other settings; recognise and describe probable and possible indications of abuse of young people; demonstrate knowledge of ways to respond to indications of abuse in education settings; and demonstrate knowledge of issues associated with abuse of young people. This unit standard is intended for those who work with young people in education settings.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Special Education

Support the education of young people with serious illness
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

7293 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of serious physical illness and its possible effects on young people; demonstrate knowledge of mental health difficulties and their possible effects on young people; demonstrate knowledge of issues associated with serious illness; assess education and other needs of young people with serious illness; develop a programme for a young person with serious illness; and implement a programme for a young person with serious illness. This unit standard is for people who work in a teaching role with young people.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Special Education

Level 7

Develop and implement programmes for young people with high support needs
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

7290 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of young people with high support needs; appraise issues associated with young people with high support needs; demonstrate knowledge of programmes for young people with high support needs; plan an assessment for a young person with high support needs; carry out assessment for a young person with high support needs; develop a programme for a young person with high support needs; and implement a programme for a young person with high support needs. This unit standard is intended for those who work in a specialist teacher or in an advisory role in education settings with young people who have high support needs.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Special Education

Data as at 24 May 2024