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This occupation may include associated occupations with varying 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.

These jobs can also be described as:

  • Hospital Orderly
  • Nursing Support Worker
  • Personal Care Assistant
  • Therapy Aide