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.

Personal Support Worker

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
5 Minutes from Hwy 401 | 3 Minutes from Scarborough Town Centre | Ample Free Parking