Maintain physiotherapy equipment

Description

Maintain the physiotherapy equipment and supplies, ensuring that equipment is safe and fit for purpose.

Alternative labels

maintain equipment for physio-therapy
maintain physiotherapist’s equipment
maintain physio-therapy equipment
maintain equipment for physiotherapy
maintain physiotherapists’ equipment
maintain physiotherapy tools
ensure maintenance of physiotherapy equipment

Skill type

skill/competence

Skill reusability level

sector-specific

Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Maintain physiotherapy equipment is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Physiotherapist: Physiotherapists are autonomous health professionals who are responsible for developing, maintaining or restoring motor function and movement throughout the lifespan using evidence-based practice. They relieve pain and treat or prevent physical conditions associated with injury, disease or other impairments. Physiotherapists empower patients and their carers to manage the condition outside clinical settings. They work within their scope of practice and their professional Code of Conduct. 
Advanced physiotherapist: Advanced physiotherapists are highly specialised. They make complex decisions and manage risks in unpredictable contexts and within a defined area. They may focus on a specific area of clinical practice, education, research or professional management.
Physiotherapy assistant: Physiotherapy assistants work under supervision, within defined contexts using agreed treatment protocols and procedures such as collecting client data and maintaining the equipment required in physiotherapy interventions. The overall responsibility is retained by the delegating professional.

Optional skill

Maintain physiotherapy equipment is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

 


 

References

  1. Maintain physiotherapy equipment – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022