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Continuing Care Assistant – Prince Albert

Continuing Care Assistant

Continuing Care Assistant is a one-year certificate program certified by Saskatchewan Polytechnic. This program provides hands-on classroom learning and practical clinical experience. You will experience a unique classroom setting with small class size and highly qualified instructors that are committed to helping you succeed.  Practicums help develop skills in home care, long-term care, special care, and acute care setting. Under the supervision of your instructor, you will participate in two clinical practicums over a 6-week timeframe. Clinical practicums will help develop your confidence and skills in long-term care, homecare, special care and acute settings.

Through this program, you will gain knowledge and skills in:

  • addressing individual psychosocial needs;
  • administering personal care;
  • dementia management strategies;
  • gerontology (a major area of study);
  • long-term care philosophy in different settings;
  • promoting independence in a safe environment;
  • working with individuals with different physical and cognitive impairments; and/or
  • working with people of different cultures and lifestyles.

Application Details:

  • Applications can be submitted online.
  • Must have your Grade 12, GED, or ACCUPLACER.
  • Potential funding opportunities are available for Métis students.
  • CCA students must complete the program within four years to receive their certificate.
  • If you would like to speak with a representative to discuss this course and your application, please call our toll-free number at 1 (877) 488-6888

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Gabriel Dumont Institue

GDI is a Saskatchewan-based educational, employment and cultural institute serving Métis across the province

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