Professional training

Care Assistance in a Private Seniors’ Residence (STC)

Next sessions

February 15, 2021 - evening

Schedule

Monday to Thursday from 5 pm to 8 pm

Location

163 Cleghorn, Saint-Lambert, Qc, J4R 2J4

Phone

450 676-1843 x 5044

Duration

180 Hours / 12 Credits

Why enroll in this program?

In private seniors’ residences, care attendants assist independent or semi-independent seniors. They assist residents with the activities of daily living, such as those involving moving around, hygiene, dressing and so forth. They also work to prevent infections and contamination, and look after the well-being and safety of the residents.

Program objectives

  • Acquire the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to compensate for physical or mental disability in the home patient.
  • Learn to meet the patient's nutritional needs, ensure his well-being and safety, but above all to promote his autonomy.
  • Train students to accompany the patient in his daily and domestic life.

Special features of the program

To be eligible for admission to the Care Assistance in a Private Seniors’ Residence program leading to an STC, candidates must meet one of the following requirements:
1. Persons must hold a Secondary School Diploma (SSD) or a Diploma of Vocational Studies (DVS) or the equivalent.
OR
Persons must have obtained at least Secondary III credits or their equivalent in language of instruction, second language and mathematics.
OR
Persons must have obtained an Attestation of Equivalence of Secondary 5 Studies (AESS).
OR
Persons must have passed the General Development Test (GDT) without specific prerequisites.
2. Persons must have stopped their full-time studies for at least 12 months.
OR
Persons must be 18 years old at the time they begin the training program.
OR
Persons must meet the eligibility conditions under Emploi-Québec’s Manpower Training Measure.

Content of
program

Module title
Hours
Units
  • The Occupation
    15
    1
  • Prevention of Infections and Contamination
    30
    2
  • First Aid
    30
    2
  • Basic Personal Care Assistive Services
    45
    3
  • Approach to Clients With Cognitive or Intellectual Impairments
    15
    1
  • Unregulated Personal Assistive Services
    30
    2
  • Medications and Invasive Assistive Care Services
    15
    1