The need for home support workers and personal care attendants is increasing as our population ages. A role in this field will see you providing support to clients and their families that need assistance; whether elderly, disabled, or recovering from a serious illness or injury.
Your job will be to assist individuals with their daily routines, including preparing meals and feeding, maintaining personal hygiene, running errands, monitoring medication and recovery, and informal counselling support. Studying to become a Personal Support Worker at Eastern College will provide you with the skills required to meet provincial standards, to help you find a job in your chosen field that much quicker.
The Personal Support Worker Diploma program will qualify grads to pursue positions in Home Care Agencies, Nursing Homes, Private Residences and Hospitals.