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The Power of Peer Support: NACC Membership Eases CPSW Burnout - Caregivers and Personal Support Workers (CPSWs) are crucial frontline caregivers who provide essential care and support to vulnerable individuals. These dedicated professionals often face significant challenges and stress, leading to burnout. However, CPSWs who are members of the National Association of Certified Caregivers (NACC) have… … Continue reading "The Power of Peer Support: NACC Membership Eases CPSW Burnout"
PSW / Caregiver, a Comparison of Self Employment Vs Being an Employee - Being a Caregiver/Personal Support Worker (CPSW) is a deeply rewarding career that involves providing compassionate care and support to individuals in need. While many CPSWs choose to work as employees in nursing homes or hospitals, there is an increasing trend towards self-employment in this field.… … Continue reading "PSW / Caregiver, a Comparison of Self Employment Vs Being an Employee"
What skills will you need to be a Certified Caregiver / Personal Support Worker? - The role of a Certified Caregiver/Personal Support Worker (CPSW) is crucial in providing compassionate care and assistance to individuals in need. CPSWs work in a variety of settings, including hospitals, long-term care facilities, and private homes, catering to the diverse needs of their clients. To… … Continue reading "What skills will you need to be a Certified Caregiver / Personal Support Worker?"
What PSW Course Should I Take? - Have you ever considered a career in healthcare? Thought about becoming a PSW but aren’t sure which college program is best? These decisions aren’t simple; and with the lack of recognition between localities, in regards to PSW diplomas, the choice you make can determine whether… … Continue reading "What PSW Course Should I Take?"
When is caregiving a vocation and not a job or profession - Caregiving is often thought of as a job or profession, but for many, it is much more than that. Caregiving can be a vocation, a calling, something that one feels deeply compelled to do. Those who view a life as a PSW as a vocation… … Continue reading "When is caregiving a vocation and not a job or profession"
Emigrate to Canada as a Home Child Care Provider or Home Support Worker - There's good news for home child care providers and home support workers looking to emigrate to Canada as permanent residents. The Canadian Government has launched the Home Child Care Provider Pilot and the Home Support Worker Pilot, 5-year pilot programs that let qualified caregivers and… … Continue reading "Emigrate to Canada as a Home Child Care Provider or Home Support Worker"
More field hours, so many different avenues in certified personal support worker program - I recommend the CPSW program at CCS ACADEMY to anyone who is looking to get into healthcare. There are so many different avenues available in which to choose that the possibilities and opportunities are endless. Although this is an at home study course, you can… … Continue reading "More field hours, so many different avenues in certified personal support worker program"
Healthcare worker succeeds in new position in her workplace with help from certified personal support worker program - Being a mother of two small children, taking this course gave me the opportunity to still be involved with family, work a full-time job in health care, and study for my CPSW in between. My overall experience taking the CPSW was amazing and I would… … Continue reading "Healthcare worker succeeds in new position in her workplace with help from certified personal support worker program"
The future for Certified Caregivers/PSWs - Over three years, the total hourly wage for PSWs will increase by up to $4.00, raising the base wage of publicly funded PSWs to at least $16.50 per hour by April 1, 2016. There are approximately 100,000 PSWs working across Ontario’s health care system. More… … Continue reading "The future for Certified Caregivers/PSWs"
Online learning is the future of education - Over 25 years ago I wanted online courses, believed in the purity of education to advance knowledge, career and personal development. At last we have returned to this with the teaching and hybrid of online courses. For continuous, adult learners the web has provided an… … Continue reading "Online learning is the future of education"