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“The Fundamentals of Caring”

What does ‘ALOHA’ mean to you? In the caring world- or at least in the Hollywood-type caring world, and in the movie “The Fundamentals of Caring” the acronym stands for: Ask, Listen, Observe, Help, Ask Again. Caregiving is so much more.

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Personal Support Workers- who are they?

Personal support workers who have the most 1:1 involvement with those in need of care, are unregulated. What does this mean?

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Let The Sunshine Show

Do we need to include terms such as ‘ caring, kind, pleasant and considerate’ to the skill requirement of caregivers? The National Occupation Classification (NOC) code 6471 (Personal Care Attendant) identifies these employment requirements as :’Some secondary school education is usually required. Child-care or home management experience may be required.Visiting homemakers may require college or other courses in home support.
First aid certification may be required.’ Is there something else missing?

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