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Unit description

Explores approaches to and models of case management and care planning for people living within the community. Equips students with the knowledge and professional practice skills necessary to effectively assess individual and complex need, identify appropriate support options, and implement, review and monitor care planning activities.

Unit content

  1. Case management context and models in Australia
  2. Case management roles and functions 
  3. Case management practice I
  4. Case management practice II
  5. Safety, responsibilities and risks
  6. Advocacy and fostering effective networks

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1explain the role and function of case management and care planning in the context of supporting Australians within a community setting and within current community care service arrangements
2describe professional responsibilities and practice skills and critically reflect on self as a professional
3discuss value, legal, and ethical issues impacting on case management and care planning
4evaluate case management models and underlying theory for effectiveness and comprehensiveness by identifying strengths and limitations of various approaches.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. explain the role and function of case management and care planning in the context of supporting Australians within a community setting and within current community care service arrangements
  2. describe professional responsibilities and practice skills and critically reflect on self as a professional
  3. discuss value, legal, and ethical issues impacting on case management and care planning
  4. evaluate case management models and underlying theory for effectiveness and comprehensiveness by identifying strengths and limitations of various approaches.

Teaching and assessment

Notice

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Fee information

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