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Unit 557 Support the use of assistive technology

This unit is one of the Level 4 Diploma in Adult Care Optional Units and has the following learning outcomes and assessment criteria:

  1. 1. Understand the contribution that assistive technology can make to the lives of individuals
    1. 1.1 Investigate and report on the range and availability of assistive technology
    2. 1.2 Research how the use of assistive technology can result in positive outcomes for individuals.
  2. 2. Be able to facilitate the use of assistive technology
    1. 2.1 Research assistive technology solutions that meet identified needs
    2. 2.2 Explain how a range of assistive technology solutions can be adapted according to need and context
    3. 2.3 Assess the risks associated with the range of assistive technology solutions
    4. 2.4 Describe a range of assessment and referral processes which are used to secure assistive technology
    5. 2.5 Support the individual to secure the provision of appropriate assistive technology
    6. 2.6 Support the individual to use assistive technology.
  3. 3. Be able to develop others to facilitate the use of assistive technology
    1. 3.1 Provide information to others about assistive technology
    2. 3.2 Provide guidance to others to facilitate the use of assistive technology.
  4. 4. Be able to review the provision of assistive technology
    1. 4.1 Review the assessment and referral processes used to secure assistive technology
    2. 4.2 Review the outcomes of assistive technology support to individuals against identified needs.

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