1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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      Aged or Disabled Person Carer
      Home Support Worker

Provides general household assistance, emotional support, care and companionship for aged or disabled people in their homes.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Certificate II or higher qualification or at least 1 years relevant experience.

Tasks Include:
  • accompanies aged or disabled people during daily activities
  • assists clients to move about
  • prepares or presents food
  • arranges social activities
  • performs housekeeping tasks
  • assists in personal hygiene and dressing
  • may do shopping and run errands
  • may live in with the person

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