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Continuing Care Assistant (Full Time)


Program Start: 13 September 2022
Application Deadline: 5 September 2022
Location: Melfort
Credit Granting Institution: Sask Polytech
Length: 1 year

Overview:

The Continuing Care Assistant program provides knowledge and skill development in helping people to help themselves in their homes and special care facilities. You will receive training in: gerontology, dementia management strategies, applying the philosophy of long term care into home care, special care and community settings, promoting independence in a safe environment, working with people from all cultures, working with individuals with different levels of physical and cognitive impairment, giving personal care, and attending to psychosocial needs.

Requirements:

  • Grade 12 or successful completion of fifteen (15) post-secondary credits from a recognized institution
  • English Language Requirement
Tuition: $4,700*
Books & Supplies: $1,000*
Student Fees: $95
Health & Dental Plan: $252*
*Note: Tuition, Books and Supplies, Health and Dental amounts are approximate, based on last year's program and may change at anytime.

Notes:

Accepted applicants may be required to undergo an interview and to provide a criminal record check prior to entering the practicum component to the program. At the discretion of the practicum agency, you may be declined access to a clinical or work placement based on the criminal record check. The cost of a Criminal Record Check is your responsibility. It must be submitted in a separate sealed envelope which includes your name, program and identifies it as a Criminal Record Check.

International Tuition = $17,000 CAD. International students please follow the International application & payment instructions.



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