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The workplace literacy activity toolkit

This learning guide provides Support Workers with activities they can use to revise the core skills needed to successfully participate in the unit of competency, HLTHPS006 ‘Assist clients with medication’.

This learning guide is designed to be used in a group setting alongside hands-on practice with medication packets. It includes a large range of practice activities. On completion of this guide, the learner will be prepared to begin their study in the above unit.

This guide includes activities that are mainly numeracy based to support the skills required to assist with medication and complete medication documentation.

This guide covers:

  • Reading labels
  • Calculating dates and times
  • Calculating quantities
  • Measuring dosages
  • Storing medications
  • Glossary of terms

This guide is dated 2016 and has not been reviewed since the date of publishing. It is a free and unaccredited resource.

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Contact information

For any enquiries about the Assist with Medication Workplace Participation Resource please email