Element 4 involves determining the need for amended and new AHA roles and service delivery models. It also identifies priority areas to prepare for strategic planning.

Aims

Complete a needs analysis, including:

  • analysis of qualitative data collected from focus groups and consultations with key stakeholders
  • ratification of discipline and/or program/service tasks
  • quantification of need
  • identification of strategic goals and priority areas for integrating the allied health assistant (AHA) workforce.

Timeframe

Element 4 takes place in months four to seven of the recommended nine-month timeline.

Principles

Element 4 uses all three principles of consultation, organisational priorities and change management.