A Personal Support Worker (PSW) is responsible for providing supportive care and ensuring clients’ physical and psycho-social well-being. PSW’s work in long-term care facilities, home care settings, retirement homes, supportive housing, group homes, adult day programs, hospitals, and educational facilities. This program prepares you with the skills and knowledge, both practical and theoretical, required to be part of this so much needed profession of our current days.
The lessons are “practice oriented”. Each new piece of information is learned by means of executing the task. The lessons is developed with a Presentation-Practice-Performance format, through which the students put the knowledge into practice on a daily basis, through the tools and resources available at the classroom, which has been set up as a real room of a retirement home.
A graduate from this program can work as: