Summary Personal Support Worker - Home Support near Ottawa (ON)

Find key facts and figures about working as a personal support worker - home support. The following information is applicable to all Home support workers, housekeepers and related occupations (NOC 4412).


Home support workers provide personal care and companionship for seniors, persons with disabilities and convalescent clients. Care is provided within the clients residence, in which the home support worker may also reside. They are employed by home care and support agencies, private households, or they may be self-employed. Housekeepers perform housekeeping and other home management duties in private households and other non-institutional, residential settings.


  • 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



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High school or specific training

High school diploma or occupation-specific training usually required

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