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Ultimate Personal Support Worker Skills List: What PSWs Need to Succeed

Jan 17, 2019 12:28:13 PM

Updated November, 2020

Are you considering becoming a personal support worker (PSW)? What's drawing you to a career in this field?

PSW Career Support: Coping With the Death of a Client

Sep 25, 2017 11:24:55 AM

Death and dying are everyday realities for personal support workers. Many PSWs care for seniors in their homes, or in long-term care facilities, where an estimated 20% of residents pass away each year.  

PSWs often provide end-of-life care, where they specialize in helping clients (and their families) with life's final transition. But despite all of this direct experience, personal support workers still struggle with loss when a client dies.

Working in Home Care vs Nursing Home after PSW College

Jul 10, 2017 9:51:01 AM

Looking ahead to your job options after PSW college? Still deciding which kind of healthcare setting would best suit your particular preferences and skillset?

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