Course Overview

This course is designed for individuals working, or seeking work, as home care providers. It presents information about employment, ethical obligations, and professional standards, as well as specific information about the capabilities and challenges facing persons with disabilities, and practical tips for offering appropriate, respectful care.

At Your Service

Study on any device

Take your training on your computer, tablet, or mobile phone.

Progress at your own pace

Progress will be saved at logout and can be resumed at your convenience.

Interactive screen for enhanced learning experience

Break up complex topics between screens, and apply information to scenario-based exercises.

All learning materials provided

Learning materials are provided through the online course and participants have full access after completion

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the benefits of home care
  • Understand how home care programs are funded in Canada
  • Recognize that Employment Standards may differ depending on the services provided and the jurisdiction
  • Know the importance of having a written Caregiver Agreement in place
  • Describe and regulations related to sharing personal and health information
  • Recognize the types of attitudes and behaviors that are appropriate for the workplace
  • Identify possible signs of abuse and neglect and know that such situations must be reported
  • Understand the core tenets of the Independent Living Movement
  • Define common terms related to disabilities
  • Recognize respectful and disrespectful terms of address related to persons with disabilities
  • Know how to communicate respectfully and effectively when caring for a person with a disability