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The Disability Support Worker,
3rd Edition

Geoff Arnott, Geoff Arnott

ISBN-13: 9780170438803 | ISBN-10: 0170438805

Copyright 2020

| Published 2020

| 464 pages

List Price USD $78.75

Overview

The Disability Support Worker will help you adopt a person-centred approach in your work. It includes information about the National Disability Insurance Scheme, and other reforms consistent with the United Nations convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities. This text contains examples and activities that link theory to the workplace, as well as revision questions and extension activities to help you reflect on learning.

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Geoff Arnott has written several books covering disability, aged care and community services. Geoff worked for more than thirty years in the TAFE system in various roles including deputy head of school and department manager at Swinburne University, in charge of health, recreation and community service programs. Geoff is an active community service volunteer, and was presented with a Commonwealth Deakin service award in 2015.

Geoff Arnott has written several books covering disability, aged care and community services. Geoff worked for more than thirty years in the TAFE system in various roles including deputy head of school and department manager at Swinburne University, in charge of health, recreation and community service programs. Geoff is an active community service volunteer, and was presented with a Commonwealth Deakin service award in 2015.

  • NEW Industry Insight real-world practitioner profiles linking to practice
  • NEW chapter on autism spectrum disorder
  • Increased coverage of NDIS including significantly greater coverage of approach to providing individualised support
  • NEW chapter-opening case study with reflective end-of-chapter questions
  • Now addresses all core units with the inclusion of a chapter on Healthy Body systems
  • Reflective case study at the outset of each chapter is followed up with extension questions at the end of the chapter to consolidate and apply learning
  • The addition of Industry Insights anchors student understanding of learning in the workplace - a translation of theory to practice
  • More practical insights to assist students with the experiences they may encounter in the workplace
  • Chapter structure updated to more closely align to unit of competencies, providing transparency in mapping the resource to delivery and facilitates lesson planning. Mapping to element level, and elements identified by page number. Heading hierarchy indicates elements, and performance criteria
  • Coverage of core competencies, 'Providing individualised support', 'Follow established person-centred behaviour supports', and Healthy Body Systems
  • Greater current coverage of NDIS and references

Table of Contents

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Part 1
1 Managing legal and ethical compliance
2 Providing advocacy and representation services
3 Working with diverse people
4 Following safe work practices for direct client care
5 Recognising healthy body systems
6 Communicating using augmentative and alternative communication strategies

Part 2
7 Facilitating the empowering people with disabilities
8 Developing and providing person-centred service responses
9 Facilitating ongoing skills development using a person-centred approach

Part 3
10 Providing individualised support
11 Following established person-centred behaviour supports

Part 4
12 Providing person-centred services to people with disability with complex needs
13 Meeting personal support needs
14 Facilitating the empowerment of older people

Part 5
15 Supporting individuals with autism spectrum disorder
16 Facilitating community participation and inclusion

Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

Instructor Website for Arnott's The Disability Support Worker

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This tailored collection of teaching tools includes solutions to in text questions and activities and a mapping grid to demonstrate how the text aligns to the Certificate IV in Disability Support Work. Log in or request an account to access instructor resources at au.cengage.com/instructor/account for Australia or nz.cengage.com/instructor/account for New Zealand.

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The Disability Support Worker

  • ISBN-10: 0170438805
  • ISBN-13: 9780170438803

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