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Personal Care & Household Management

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The Personal Care & Household Management category covers the following:


Equipment to enable a person to carry out personal care activities in their home, work or place of study, such as:

  • eating and drinking
  • personal hygiene (washing and toileting)
  • getting dressed
  • transferring from the bed or chair
  • getting in or out of the home

Household Management

Equipment to enable a person to carry out essential household tasks to return to, or remain safely in their home such as:

  • the preparation of food and drinks, if they live alone or are by themselves for much of the day

How do I become an approved assessor for Personal Care & Household Management?

The following health professionals can apply for this category:

You will need to: 

  • create an EMS Assessor Online account here unless you already have one
  • complete the Online Learning Modules as required
  • request Personal Care & Household Management as an approved category in your EMS Assessor Online account
  • identify an employer/supervisor online

Ongoing Requirements

There are no ongoing requirements for Personal Care & Household Management. There is no expiry date for the EMS Core Module or this category. It is the responsibility of the EMS Assessor to ensure they are familiar with any MOH updates relating to the EMS Assessor framework.

For further information you can call the EMS Assessor Helpline on 0800 171 981

Click on the button below to register/log into EMS Assessor Online

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