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[Infographic] The Flexibility Benefits of a Personal Support Worker Career

Not everybody wants the structure of a 9-5, Monday to Friday job. It’s a schedule that might not suit your existing family or social commitments, and that offers little room for flexibility. So why not choose a career path that’ll allow you to find work that fits into…

Going Back to School? 4 Ways Personalized Attention at PSW School Can Help You Succeed

Going Back to School? 4 Ways Personalized Attention at PSW School Can Help You Succeed

If you’re interested in setting off on a new career path that allows you to make a tangible, positive impact in your clients’ lives every day, then personal support worker (PSW) training is a great way to gain the experience you’ll need to begin working in at-home care…

How the Power of Positivity can Benefit the Health of Your Clients During Your Personal Support Worker Career

How the Power of Positivity can Benefit the Health of Your Clients During Your Personal Support Worker Career

Personal support workers (PSWs) do a lot for their clients. Often providing at-home care in private residences, they offer assistance with a wide variety of daily tasks which their clients are unable to perform themselves, due to limitations relating to their health or age. These tasks range from…

How to Work Within the ‘Circle of Care’ during Personal Support Worker College

How to Work Within the ‘Circle of Care’ during Personal Support Worker College

From the family doctor to medical consultants, nurses, and personal support workers (PSWs), providing the public with healthcare services is typically a team effort, which is why many healthcare providers often work within an area known as the ‘Circle of Care’. The Circle of Care is a client-centred…

New to Ontario and Considering PSW College? 4 Facts about the Local Health Integration Networks

New to Ontario and Considering PSW College? 4 Facts about the Local Health Integration Networks

Across Canada, provinces have different systems in place to facilitate health services for the public. This is known as regionalization and aims to support each province’s needs and demands for quality healthcare in localized departments. In Ontario, there are 14 Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs) that help administer…

4 Reasons Holistic Healthcare is the Future of Your Personal Support Worker Career

4 Reasons Holistic Healthcare is the Future of Your Personal Support Worker Career

There is much more to medicine than diagnosing an illness, especially for Personal Support Workers (PSWs) who often serve on the frontlines of the healthcare industry and come into direct contact with clients in need of their help and services. A recent idea has emerged which takes the…