Skills Personal Support Worker - Home Support near Hamilton (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.

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