Department of Health
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.


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.


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


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

Reviewed 04 October 2015


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