The Personal Support Worker Program is designed to provide the student with the knowledge and skills to meet the expectations of this role. Personal Support Workers work under the supervision of Registered Nurses or Registered Practical Nurses.

Based on the individual needs of each person that they support, the Personal Support Worker (PSW) assists persons with the tasks of daily living such as; home management, personal care, family responsibilities, social and recreational activities. These services are provided in homes and apartments in the community, in long-term care facilities, congregate housing settings, in the workplace and in educational facilities. This program is intended to meet the Ministry of Health guidelines established by its Long Term Care Division.