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healthcare assistant

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Code

5321.1

Description

Healthcare assistants work in teams of nurses within the occupational fields of nursing, social care, clinical care and care of people of all age-groups. Healthcare assistants assist in the promotion and restoration of patients' health by providing physical and psychological support to patients, friends and families.

Alternative Labels

healthcare assistant

maternity care assistant

health care assistant

primary healthcare assistant

resident care assistant

elderly care assistant

resident healthcare assistant

patient care assistant

assistant healthcarer

Regulatory Aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database:

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