Skills Personal Support Worker - Home Support near Toronto (ON)

Find out what skills you typically need to work as a personal support worker - home support in Canada. These skills are applicable to all Home support workers, housekeepers and related occupations (NOC 4412).

Tasks

  • Care for pets
  • Administer bedside and personal care
  • Administer medications
  • Assist clients in water (i.e. pool)
  • Assist clients with bathing and other aspects of personal hygiene
  • Assist in regular exercise, e.g., walk
  • Assume full responsibility for household (in absence of householder)
  • Change non-sterile dressings
  • Collect specimens
  • Demonstrate infant care to new parents
  • Feed or assist in feeding
  • Launder clothing and household linens
  • Mend clothing and linens
  • Perform light housekeeping and cleaning duties
  • Plan therapeutic diets and menus
  • Provide companionship
  • Provide personal care
  • Shop for food and household supplies
  • Prepare and serve nutritious meals
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