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Growing Shortage of Personal Support Workers
Seniors are the fastest growing age group in Canada. Statistics Canada predicts that by the year 2021 nearly 1 in 5 Canadians are expected to be over the age of retirement. What does this mean for an already understaffed industry?
There is no better time than now to pursue an education as a Personal Support Worker
. There are lots of companies seeking to fill PSW positions and this need will continue to grow.
Personal Support Workers are an important part of the healthcare team. You are the face they see every day and you have the ability to help them remain as independent as possible and help them reach their full potential.
What Does a PSW Do?
Your job will be to provide a safe and comfortable environment for your patients by assisting them with routine daily living activities, personal care, and hygiene, management of any medical conditions and medications, as well as, assisting with mobility.
Where Can a PSW Work?
With a growing demand for Personal Support Workers, there are job openings in many different sectors. A PSW diploma will allow you to work in hospitals, private homes, retirement homes, and nursing homes.
The Personal Support Worker Diploma Program
is an intensive 35-week program with a combination of instructor-led training and clinical work placement. Our program will provide you with all the skills necessary to be confident and successful in the field. Our hands-on training allows you to put your classroom learning into practice.
Our Education Consultants are here to help get you started!
If you love to help people and are looking for a rewarding, stable, and fulfilling career
then the Personal Support Worker Program may be for you.