Personal Support Worker


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Personal Support Worker (PSW)

 

Program Code : PSW
Duration : 37 Weeks
Campuses : Toronto & Markham
Program Type : Certificate
Start Date : TBA

Program Description

Do you enjoy taking care of others? The goal of the Personal Support Worker (PSW) program is to help individuals master the required personal and occupational qualities needed to care for people living at home, hospitals, senior homes and in long-term care facilities. Students will learn to identify and respond to the physical and emotional needs of clients/residents. Basic skills acquired include promoting physical and mental activation, observing and communicating with the client, handling specialized equipment and providing personal and physical care

Both clinical and community placements are also included in this program to provide students with “real” work experience.

We offer :

  • First Aid/ CPR Training
  • Field Placement

 

Our Success Stories

Career Opportunities :

Graduates may seek career opportunities in settings such as

  • Personal support worker
  • Home support worker
  • Personal care attendant
  • Residence care aid
  • Nursing assistant
  • Restorative care worker
  • Long-Term care facilities
  • Retirement Homes/Residence

 

Course Curriculum :

Our program includes training in the following key areas :

  • Individuality of the Person
  • Role of the Worker
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Safety
  • Assisting a person with Mobility
  • Abuse
  • Household Management and Meal Preparation*
  • Providing Optimal Support/Care Planning
  • Assisting a Person with Personal Hygiene
  • Assisting the Family
  • Cognitive Impairment and Mental Health Issues
  • Assisting a Person to Manage Ongoing Conditions
  • Assisting a Person with Medications
  • Assisting a Person who is Dying
  • Clinical Placement

   

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