Personal Support Worker

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Program Details

Our growing aging population has increased the need for Personal Support Workers more than ever. As the healthcare industry grows through 2014 and beyond, the need for Personal Support Workers will undoubtedly grow as well. The Ontario government has budgeted $107 million towards hiring 2500 additional Personal Support Workers by 2011.

With our intensive curriculum, Toronto Business College aims to provide you with all the skills necessary to ensure your clients the best care. This program is tailored towards those who are caring and want to help others. Students will be taught by qualified, motivated healthcare specialists that will prepare you to care for clients of various needs and at various times in their lives. We also ensure that our graduates are truly compassionate and empathetic towards the needs of their future patients. Graduates from this program will be able to take their experience and knowledge to the healthcare sector and help people in need.

Duration


28 weeks (700 hours in total)

Career Opportunities for Graduates


Palliative Department in Hospitals

Retirement & Nursing Homes

Day Care Centers

Other Health Care Facilities

Private Homes (for Health Care Agencies)

Content


Individuality of the Person

Role of PSW

Interpersonal Skills

Safety

Assisting a Person with Mobility

Abuse

Household Management & Meal Preparation

Optimal Support and Care Planning

Personal Hygiene

Assisting the Family

Cognitive Impairment & Mental Health Issues

Assisting to manage Ongoing Conditions

Assisting with Medications

Assisting a Person who is Dying

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