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Mobility, Dexterity & Rehabilitation

Understanding the Aged Care Accreditation, ACFI and WHS implications of mobility and dexterity assessments within the aged care industry, how this combines with reablement and specified care and services.


Learning Objectives: 

  • Examine how a Residential Aged Care Facility ensures regular assessments of consumer’s mobility and dexterity which are conducted and communicated as per the general care process
  • Ensure that a Residential Aged Care Facility should regularly consult with consumers, their representative and relevant allied health professionals, for example, physiotherapist or occupational therapist in daily handovers/referrals
  • Describe how mobility and dexterity plans must be communicated to relevant staff as per the general care planning process Handover/Mobility Care plan
  • Describe the difference between acute rehabilitation and long-term rehabilitation, and options for both
  • Demonstrate your role in the system for all aspects of mobility, dexterity and rehabilitation

 Course Code: CLIMD

CPD Value: 0.38

Standards Incorporated in this Course: 4