This program provides students with entry-level client care skills in order to gain employment as Home Support Workers. Students will be taught to assist with routine daily living for clients who do not require nursing support.
Upon the completion of the program, students will possess the skills needed to provide care and support to clients who require assistance with mobility, assist terminally ill clients, and understand impairment and mental health issues. Graduates will be able to manage an individual’s home needs (i.e. housekeeping, food preparation, dressing and grooming, taking clients for outings or appointments) and provide respite for the family.
These skills can be used with clients of all ages. Successful graduates may be hired by the private home care sector or community care facilities, not Provincial Home Care or long-term care facilities.
Length: 18 Weeks
Upon the completion of the program, graduates will possess the needed skills to seek opportunities in:
During the course of the program, students are placed in professional environments to practice and enhance their skills in a real setting.
There will be 6 weeks of clinical practicum as a part of this program.
Orientation to Home Care
Managing the Home Environment
Home Care Procedures
Meeting the Client’s Special Needs
Do you think becoming a Home Support Worker is right for you? Apply to our program and join us this fall!