residential home older adult care worker


Residential home older adult care workers counsel and support elderly who have physical or mental disabilities. They monitor their progress and provide them with care in a positive living environment. They liaise with the clients' families in order to arrange their visits.

Alternative label

  • residential support worker

  • older adult services worker

  • support worker (older adults in care)

  • residential support worker (older adults)

  • supported living support worker

Regulatory aspect

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