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Learning outcomes descriptions 1.3.a

Competence description VQTS:

1.3.a Is able to assist in developing, revising and adapting the professional care plan.    


The professional caregiver is able to assist in developing professional care plans, including with regard to daily living activities. This is done autonomously and independently but according to instructions.









































The professional caregiver is able to:


  • involve the patient/client and relevant others in an informal care plan (e.g. regarding daily routine),
  • plan interventions and methods to assist with daily living (e.g. feeding, cleaning, bathing, moving) (see also CA.6.2),
  • establish a trusting relationship with the patient/client,
  • apply pre-designed care plan templates,
  • define the range of help necessary for the patient/client based on the patient’s self-care ability.


The professional caregiver is able to:

  • describe elements of care plan templates,
  • list available care aids (e.g. bed pads, incontinence materials),
  • describe methods of activating care (e.g. resource-oriented care),
  • explain the meaning of empathy when planning professional care,
  • explain standards of care and procedures for caring for patients/clients who have difficulties with daily living (e.g. feeding, cleaning).

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