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The demand for health care workers has increased considerably, and that includes the need for Home Support Workers. Train for this essential and growing line of work at any of Eastern College’s three campuses in New Brunswick.

About the Home Support Worker Program

Eastern College’s Home Support Worker (HSW) program, in collaboration with the National Association of Career Colleges (NACC), provides the training needed to give students the necessary tools and skills to become job-ready in under six months.

The intensive Home Support Worker training will include learning the most up to date industry practices in homecare that are applicable to a home-based setting or healthcare organization and cover areas such as:

  • Learning about the human body and brain, mental health, nutrition and how to implement a care plan
  • Learning and understanding the principles of client-centered versus client-directed care
  • Emphasizing the individuality of the client and their relationships
  • Working with clients with dementia or other cognitive impairment diseases or mental health issues
  • Working with the elderly, people with disabilities, newborns and children, and those recovering from illness, surgery or injuries

In Addition to the Home Support Worker Certificate, Students Will Receive:

  • Standard First Aid and CPR Level C
  • Gentle Persuasive Approach Certificate
  • Advanced Standing into our Personal Support Worker Diploma program
  • Clinical placement

Get all the answers to your questions by contacting Eastern College today!

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The Home Support Worker program is available at the following campuses in New Brunswick:

  • Fredericton
  • Moncton
  • Saint John



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