|Health Care Assistants are prepared to work in both healthcare facilities and community agencies. They may take on the roles of Community Health Worker and/or Resident Care Attendant. In these roles they are important and valued members of the health care team. HCA’s promote and maintain the health, safety, independence, comfort and well-being of individuals and families. HCA’s provide personal care assistance and services in a caring manner that recognizes and supports the unique needs, abilities and backgrounds of clients and residents. They work as members of a health care team in a variety of settings with direction and supervision from other health professionals. The work done by HCAs is based on a set of fundamental values, beliefs and ethical principles that are consistently reflected in all aspects of their work with clients, residents, families, team members and others.
|These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
Grade 12/GED or mature student status. Applicants must successfully complete the admissions interview and entrance assessments.
|Application Notes :
|Applicants for this program must also have excellent communication skills (composition), sign a criminal/medical waiver, obtain a satisfactory certificate of health from a physician, submit a criminal record search, and provide evidence of clear TB testing prior to acceptance. All must be done no more than 3 months before the start date of the program.
* 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.