Continuing Care Assistant
Eastern College

Eastern College
Halifax
44 weeks
$21,000 - $80,000
Full Time
Diploma
No

Eastern College

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Program Description

PROGRAM OVERVIEW
The need for care workers is increasing as our population ages. A role in continuing care 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 counseling support. Studying to become a Continuing Care Assistant 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.

Program Highlights:
Approved by the Health Association of Nova Scotia CCA Program Advisory Committee
Alzheimer Disease and Other Dementia Care Course
Standard First Aid/CPR Level C
Food Hygiene Course or Basic Food Safety Training (BFST)
Palliative Care Front-Line Education
WHMIS Awareness
Occupational Health and Safety Act Introduction

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
The Continuing Care Assistant Diploma program will qualify grads to pursue positions such as Continuing Care Assistant, Care Team Assistant, Home Support Worker, Home Care Worker or Personal Care Worker.

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