Home Care Assistant are vital to the daily operations in hospitals and nursing care facilities.
Home Care Assistants are on the front lines of patient care, work under the supervision of a nurse to help patients with daily living tasks, assist with medical equipment, and check patient vital signs. Home Care Assistants give patients important social and emotional support and also provide vital information on patient conditions to nurses.
The objectives of Giligia College’s Home Care Assistant program are:
* To equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary to assume the role and responsibility required in long-term care as a Home Care Assistants;
* To train students in effective communication, infection control, safety, resident’s rights and basic nursing skills through lecture, lab and clinical practice;
A certificate of completion is awarded to students who successfully complete the course.