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Therapy Aide Australia

Therapy Aide Australia ANZSCO  423314:

Therapy Aide Australia ANZSCO 423314:

Description

Assists therapists in providing therapy programs and in the direct care of their patients in a variety of health, welfare and community settings. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level

4

Alternative Titles

Specialisations

Group: 4233 Nursing Support and Personal Care Workers

Description

provide assistance, support and direct care to patients in a variety of health, welfare and community settings.

Tasks

  • assisting patients with their personal care needs such as showering, dressing and eating
  • assisting patients with their mobility and communication needs
  • participating in planning the care of individuals
  • following therapy plans such as interventions to assist those with dementia and behavioural problems
  • observing and reporting changes in patients’ condition, and reporting complaints about care
  • assisting with rehabilitation exercises, basic treatment and delivering medications
  • providing direct support and assistance to therapists

Skill Level

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.
In Australia:
AQF Certificate II or III (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

In New Zealand:
NZ Register Level 2 or 3 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

At least one year of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.
Registration or licensing may be required.

Occupations in this Group