Therapy Aide

Therapy Aides assist therapists in providing therapy programs and in the direct care of their patients in a variety of health, welfare and community settings.
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    Overview

    Therapy Aides assist therapists in providing therapy programs and in the direct care of their patients in a variety of health, welfare and community settings.

    Day-to-day

    • assists patients with their mobility and communication needs
    • assists with rehabilitation exercises, basic treatment and delivers medications
    • provides direct support and assistance to therapists
    • observes and reports changes in patients' condition, and reports complaints about care.

    Considerations

    • Physically demanding

    To become a Therapy Aide

    • You need extensive experience, or a formal qualification in allied health assistance, disability, aged care, leisure and health or another related field to work as a Therapy Aide. Vocational Education and Training (VET) and university are both common study pathways.

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