1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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UNIT GROUP 6314 PERSONAL CARE AND NURSING ASSISTANTS

PERSONAL CARE AND NURSING ASSISTANTS assist in caring for patients in hospitals, nursing homes, clinics, or the patient's home.

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

Tasks Include:

  • assisting clients with their personal care needs such as showering, dressing and eating
  • assisting clients with mobility and communication needs and ensuring that messages are passed on
  • applying practical intervention procedures for dementia or behavioural problems
  • providing daily care to patients under the guidance of a registered nurse
  • participating in the planning of care for individual patients
  • observing and reporting any changes in condition or any complaints about care to a registered nurse

Occupations:



This section contains the following subsection :
              6314-11 Personal Care Assistant
              6314-13 Nursing Assistant

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