Enhanced Educational Personal Support Worker

Enhanced Educational Personal Support Worker

Occupation
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PROGRAM STANDARDS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Subject/Module Outline
PROVIDING SUPPORT

Over View: Personal Support Worker (PSW) program teaches students the skills required to provide or assist with personal care for the elderly, the chronically ill and persons with disabilities, who may be living in the community, in long-term care facilities and in select ambulatory care settings. Assist with personal care for: • the elderly • the chronically ill • people with physical disabilities living in the community • people in long-term care facilities • people in select ambulatory care settings • people in acute medical and surgical settings • people receiving palliative care Over the course of two semesters, you will learn the full range of skills required to assist people with their personal and household needs in order to ensure their comfort and safety. Courses focus on the skills and abilities needed to create a climate that promotes the optimal physical, social and emotional well-being of each client.

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