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).

Expertise

People working in this occupation usually apply the following skill set.

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