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Assist Clients with Medication Skill Set

The Medication Assistance Skill Set is an accredited program for people who hold a current qualification in Aged Care and/or Home and Community Care.


CHCSS00070 – Assist clients with medication skill set

There are 2 Units of Competency which must be completed to achieve this Medication Skill Set:

  1. HLTAAP001 Recognise health body systems
  2. HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medication

These units of competency are compiled in to the following topics:

  • Scope of Practice, The Legalities of Medication
  • Policies and Procedures
  • Infection Control Basics, Medication Basics
  • Side Effects vs Adverse Drug Reactors
  • Common Problems with Medication Use in Older People, Medication Errors and Incidences
  • Documentation, Terms and Abbreviations
  • How do Medications Work in the Body
  • Routes of Administration
  • Assisting Clients with Medications
  • Other Medication Bits
  • Environmental Hazards Relating to Medications

Who Should Attend:

  • Care Services Employees
  • Personal Care Assistants
  • AINs

Course participants must be currently working within the Aged Care Industry.

Why You Would Attend:

  • Opportunity for you to advance in your industry
  • Enhance your career path
  • Enhance your value to the facility you work at
  • Improve your job satisfaction
  • Meet your facility’s accreditation standards
  • Keep up-to-date
  • Enhance your skills for client care

For more information, course investment, and payment plan options please phone one of our friendly team members on: 1300 790 460