The Personal Support Worker’s (PSWs) Essentials Package, Second Edition, is designed specifically to help PSWs develop their competence, confidence, and compassion for providing excellent palliative and end-of-life care.
This package of resources is suitable for all front line caregivers, including health care workers (HCWs), health care assistants (HCAs), resident care aide (RCAs), personal care aide (PCAs), continuing care aide (CCAs), and other frontline caregivers working under different titles in Canada and the United States.
The PSWs Essentials Package, Second Edition features:
- Textbook—Integrating a Palliative Approach: Essentials for Personal Support Workers, Second Edition—Full colour textbook provides a holistic approach to palliative care. Developed to support PSWs to meet new palliative care competencies, and to confidently and competently provide compassionate, culturally-safe palliative and end-of-life care for any person and their family. ISBN 978-1-926923-16-1
- Workbook, Revised—Full colour, hard-copy workbook with a wide range of exercises and activities. Learners build self-awareness and best practices in communicating, develop skills in providing physical comfort and psychosocial care, supporting through the last days and hours. ISBN 978-1-926923-17-8
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