Program Objectives:

In private seniors’ residences, care attendants assist independent or semi-independent seniors. They assist residents with the activities of daily living, such as those involving moving around, hygiene, dressing and so forth. They also work to prevent infections and contamination, and look after the well-being and safety of the residents.

Program content/modules: 

Title

Hours

Credits

The Occupation

15

 1

Prevention of Infections and Contamination

30

 2

First Aid

30

 2

Basic Personal Care Assistive Services

45

 3

Approach to Clients with Cognitive or Intellectual Impairments

15

 1

Unregulated Personal Assistive Services

30

 2

Medications and Invasive Assistive Care Services

15

 1