|Field of Study:||Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other
|Description:||Personal Support Workers assist with the tasks of daily living. Services are provided in homes and apartments in the community, in long-term facilities, nursing homes, retirement homes, congregate housing settings and day programs.
Personal Support Workers must develop a broad range of abilities beyond dexterity skills. They must provide not only for the comfort, safety and well-being of their clients, but also demonstrate sensitivity and respect for those in their care.
The attitude, abilities and approach of the worker are critical to the well-being and health of the people they support. The program length is 22 weeks.