Personal Care Assistant

Personal Care Assistants provide routine personal care services to people in a range of health care facilities or in a person's home.
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    Overview

    Personal Care Assistants provide routine personal care services to people in a range of health care facilities or in a person's home.

    Day-to-day

    • assists with personal care needs such as showering, dressing, eating, mobility, communication
    • participates in care planning
    • follows therapy plans i.e. interventions to assist those with dementia and behavioural problems
    • observes/reports changes in patients' condition
    • reports complaints about care
    • assists with rehabilitation exercises, basic treatment and delivery of medications.

    Considerations

    • Physically demanding
    • Requires driving
    • Stressful

    To become a Personal Care Assistant

    Skills employers are looking for

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