Coast Mountain College

Home Support/Resident Care

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Program Information

School:Coast Mountain College
Faculty:Technical Programs
Field of Study:Home Health Aide/Home Attendant
Description:The Home Support/Resident Care program prepares students to function as a valuable member of the health care team. The graduate will be able to provide care under supervision, assist clients in meeting basic needs and to achieve the highest possible quality of life.

Graduates will be employable as home support workers in a client’s home, or as continuing care assistants functioning as members of a team in facilities providing personal care, intermediate care, extended care and in group homes. Upon successful completion graduates receive a Home Support/Resident Care Certificate which is recognized provincially.
URL:Home Support/Resident Care at Coast Mountain College
Length:6 Month(s)
Careers:Visiting Homemakers

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Effective September 2008 program requirements will be: English 11 or GED or ENGL 040 or 043 or 045 or successful placement on CAT 3; Occupational First Aid (OFA) Level 1; CPR ‘C’; and immunizations. Students should be aware that a Criminal Record Search will be required before they can enter into the program and that the presence of certain crimes on the record would make practicum placement, graduation and subsequent employment impossible.

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    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on June 10, 2008