1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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6313-19

      Therapy Aide
      Therapist's Assistant

Provides assistance to occupational, diversional or physiotherapists in therapy programs and care of their patients.

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

Tasks Include:
  • provides general care and comfort to patients and ongoing therapy as directed
  • guides and assists patients in the performance of craft, recreational and leisure activities
  • assists in the training of disabled persons in self-care and daily living activities
  • assists patients in the performance of routine physiotherapy or hydrotherapy exercises on an individual or group basis

Specialisations:
Diversional Therapist's Assistant
Occupational Therapist's Assistant
Physiotherapist's Assistant

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