A Personal Support Worker (PSW) is the front line health care professional in Ontario, who provides direct care to the elderly or ill patients in a wide variety of settings.
The duty of PSW:
- Render home care services to clients according to service order
- Provide personal care to assist clients in their daily activities and personal hygiene at their homes in accordance with individualized client care plan
- Help client maintain a satisfactory level of hygiene by assisting in bathing, grooming, toileting, eating and positioning / moving
- Offer light housekeeping duty