Recognise patients’ reaction to therapy


Respond to significant changes, patterns and dangers in the patient’s response to therapy.

Alternative labels

be aware of patient’s reaction to therapy
recognise clients’ reaction to therapy
notice patients’ reaction to therapy
respond to clients’ reaction during therapy
recognise patients’ reaction to treatment
observe patients’ reaction to therapy
recognize patients’ reaction to therapy
respond to changes in patients response to therapy
recognise patients’ response to therapy
respond to patients’ reaction during therapy

Skill type


Skill reusability level


Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Recognise patients’ reaction to therapy is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Music therapist: Music therapists use music-therapeutic interventions to treat patients with behavioural disorders and pathogenic conditions to prevent, mitigate or eliminate symptoms and to change behaviours and attitudes requiring treatment. They promote and maintain or restore the development, maturity and health of the patient/client by music-therapeutic interventions. Music therapy especially provides help for people with with emotional, somatic, intellectually or socially induced behavioural disorders and pathogenic conditions, such as psychoses (schizophrenic disorders, bipolar disorders) and personality development disorders.

Optional skill

Recognise patients’ reaction to therapy 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.

Recreational therapist: Recreational therapists offer treatment to persons who have behavioural disorders or conditions. They use techniques and interventions such as art, music, animals and dance to promote, maintain and restore the development and health of the patient.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022