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Home Care Assistance
About the program
The Home Care Assistance (HCA) program prepares students to support people with a diversity of health care needs in their homes, in the community, or in institutional settings. Learn to care for people with handicaps, the frail and vulnerable elderly, and homebound individuals. This program combines both theoretical and on site learning in order to ensure that you get the best of both worlds. Among the learning modules, you will study a variety of approaches, procedures and techniques all related to employment in this growing field. This program offers you the same foundation as the Assistance in Heath Care Facilities program but it goes into more detail, allowing you to work also at local CLSC’s or in private homes. There is the opportunity to complete both the Assistance in Heath Care Facilities and Home Care Assistance programs within the same year and acquiring both diplomas (approximate costs: $450).
Skills you will learn
- basic care
- palliative care
- care for homebound individuals
- job search techniques
Did you know
- You can take this program at night and continue working during the day.
- HCA’s are among the occupations currently in highest demand in all of Quebec.
Program available at the following Centre
Fall (late September), Winter (January)