Allied Health Assistance Sunshine Coast
What can an allied health assistant do for me?
They help you do your program safely and effectively, so you get the most benefit from it. Allied health therapy assistants might also:
- order and stock therapy equipment
- supervise group exercise programs
- monitor your health and report back to your allied health professional
- conduct joint therapy sessions with allied health professionals
- gather medical documents and information.
How our allied health assistance help you
Our allied health assistance spend time getting to know you, your circumstances and the supports you have available. We’ll work with you to clarify your goals. Then we’ll use evidence-based strategies to help you reach them.
Richard and his team have been supporting me and my family (daughter and son too) with both Physiotherapy and Exercise Physiology services. I am so grateful that Richard comes to my home to provide physiotherapy as I feel I get a lot more long term benefit. Thank you Richard
How our Sunshine Coast
allied health assistants help you
Our allied health assistants work closely with our physios, OTs and EPs. How this looks will depend on which type of therapy they’re supporting you with. Here are some examples of how our Sunshine Coast allied health assistants might be involved in your care.
Our allied health assistants
support people with neurological conditions
Our allied health assistants work with people on the Sunshine Coast and Gympie living with:
What is allied health assistance?
Allied health assistance is a healthcare support role. Allied health assistants complete certificate-level training which enables them to work under the direction of a university-qualified allied health professional. They perform various duties that revolve around caring for people and helping allied health professionals. In neurological rehabilitation , AHAs often support people to complete their therapy programs.
Some allied health assistants have completed additional study, such as massage training. Our senior allied health assistant Tiffany has over 10 years’ experience as a registered nurse, so she brings a wide range of skills to her role.
Is allied health assistance right for me?
For many people with neurological conditions, working with an allied health assistant is a cost-effective way to use your funding. Your AHA can see you regularly to assist you with your program. Your allied health professional can check in to update it or to deal with any concerns.
Here’s what working with an allied health assistant at CNRS can look like.