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PERSONAL SUPPORT WORKER

The objective of the Personal Support Worker Program is to train students and help them acquire the skills needed to care for individuals living in long-term care facilities and the community.

Specific topics covered in this program will be:
 Individuality
 Role of the PSW
 Interpersonal Skills
 Safety
 Assisting a person with mobility
 Household Management
 Meal Preparation
 Care Planning
 Assisting the Family
 Mental Health Issues

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

1. Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or Equivalent
2. Passing score on the NACC literacy evaluation
3. Current immunization record, including Hepatitis B
4. Vulnerable Sector Screening
5. Mature students status – 18 years of age or older and pass a pre-entry evaluation.

Note – All foreign credentials must be translated into English and compared for Grade 12 equivalency by a recognized organization (i.e. WES)

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

 Long-term Care Facilities
 Community Care settings
 Group Homes
 Home Care
 Hospitals

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