Category Archives: Personal Support Worker

How Professionals with PSW Training Can Help Seniors Protect Their Mental Health

Mental health in older adults is a significant and frequently misunderstood issue. It can be difficult for people to distinguish mental health symptoms from conditions such as dementia. It can also be difficult for older adults themselves to understand what aspects are normal signs of aging, and what are symptoms of a deeper mental health […]

The Impact of COVID-19 on Mental Health: A Quick Overview for Professionals with CSW Careers

We are all aware of how the coronavirus affects our physical health. An infected person might experience a dry cough, difficulty breathing, or a temperature. But what about the less visible effects on our mental health? Community support workers (CSWs) help some of the most vulnerable members of society with their emotional, social, or health […]

Helping Seniors During COVID-19: 5 Reasons Why Personal Support Worker Careers Are So Important

With seniors disproportionately impacted by COVID-19, Canada has turned its attention to the vulnerability of the elderly population in recent months. Seniors require additional assistance and protection, and times of crisis make these needs even more apparent.  But who is there to provide this care, even when it potentially puts them at risk? Personal support […]

Ready for a Career Change? How Healthcare Programs Prepare You for Work in a Growing Industry

Canada’s healthcare industry is expected to undergo a significant transformation in the coming years as older generations age out of the job market and life expectancy is projected to rise. This means that there is a growing public demand for medical services and trained healthcare professionals. A career in healthcare isn’t strictly limited to one […]