The Personal Support Worker program is designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills to meet the expectations of this role. Personal Support Workers work under the supervision of Registered Nurses or Registered Practical Nurses. Shift work, days and evenings, may be required during long-term care clinical placements.
This program is intended to meet the Ministry of Health guidelines established by its Long Term Care Division.
The Personal Support Workers (PSW) are unregulated health care providers who assist persons with the tasks of daily living, such as home management, personal care, family responsibilities, social and recreational activities.
You will have five years to complete this program.
As a graduate you may find employment in private agencies, retirement homes, home-care settings, nursing homes or long-term care facilities.
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