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Ontario Government Will Pay for Your PSW Program! Learn How to Qualify

Jun 6, 2022 11:12:46 AM

Amind continuing high demand for personal support workers in Ontario, the government is relaunching a special bursary to help PSW students pay for tuition and costs during their internship. 

The Personal Support Worker Challenge Fund provides money for tuition, textbooks, and supplies, plus a stipend to support students while they’re on work placements. It debuted in 2021 and was such a success that the government is bringing it back for 2022.

Have you thought about becoming a personal support worker but didn’t think you could afford tuition? Don’t miss this limited-time opportunity to get your PSW program at no cost to you. 

Keep reading to learn about eligibility requirements, important deadlines, and other key facts about the Personal Support Worker Challenge Fund. 

What Exactly Does a Personal Support Worker (PSW) Do?

Jun 8, 2021 11:44:00 AM

Personal support workers (PSWs) play a crucial role in helping vulnerable people live their best lives. They usually work with seniors who need extra support with daily living tasks.

PSWs work in nursing homes, long-term care facilities, retirement residences, hospitals, and for companies that deliver support to seniors in their own homes.

Personal support workers help clients maintain their dignity, stay safe, and remain as independent as possible.

Demand for personal support workers is higher than ever in Ontario and across Canada.

The need is so great that the Ontario government is investing tens of millions of dollars to train thousands of new PSWs.

Wondering if this career path is right for you? Want to know what you'd be doing at work?

In this post, we take you through the day-to-day duties of personal support workers and explain their role in client care.

Find out what becoming a PSW is all about, and if this occupation is your true calling.

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