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Professional Boundaries and Scope of Practice

March 1, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  •   Explain the regulatory and legislative requirements for common home care job roles
  •   Describe the guidelines of professional bodies in relation to home care job roles
  •   Define professional boundaries and scope of practice and relationship to role and tasks
  •   Identify and manage risk factors, including reporting breaches of professional boundaries
  •   State the importance of professional codes of conduct, local policies and procedures
  •   Define an organisational ‘Zone of Helpfulness’
  •   Managing the ‘grey’ areas in role boundaries and scope of practice
  •   Recognise staff behaviours and practices that lead to boundaries being compromised
  •   Identify scope of practice issues for consumers with unstable health and/or complex needs
  •   Describe duty of care in relation to the organisation and the staff member
  •   State qualifications, job roles and assessment of skills required for roles and responsibilities
  •   Identify indicative signs and managing inappropriate breaches
  •   Communicate boundaries and scope of practice with consumers
  •   Describe communication techniques to manage difficult conversations with consumers and staff


March 1, 2022
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm


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