Provide assistance with therapy session

This micro skills course applies to support workers in a residential or community context. Work performed requires a range of well developed skills where some discretion and judgement is required. Workers will take responsibility for their own outputs under direct or indirect supervision.

Delivery Mode
Workplace and On-Campus
Course Duration
30-60 minutes
Course Type
Yes, on completion
Course Code
Content Provider

What will I learn?

  1. Assist with therapy tasks according to instructions of allied health professional
  2. Maintain general therapy precautions
  3. Seek clarification and feedback
  4. Take appropriate actions to ensure comfort, safety and privacy of the client
  5. Reinforce, clarify and explain therapy goals to clients under supervision of allied health professional
  6. Support and coach clients to achieve identified therapy goals under supervision of allied health professional
  7. Deal with accidents and incidents appropriately and report to the supervising allied health professional


  • This skills course may contain references to Australian laws, regulations, policies and practice guidelines.
  • You should apply the lessons within the context of your local environment.
  • This skills course may not be available in your country.
  • This skills course is delivered by a certified Talisium trainer and assessor in your workplace and requires active student participation including practical skills demonstrations for assessment.

What should I know before commencing this?

Provide relevant information to patients. Prepare the therapy session.