Apotex 5 is a Cognitive Support Unit . This 79 bed unit has residents who are living with a wide range of cognitive and physical changes to their abilities from mild to severe cognitive impairment and from ambulating independently, to being wheel-chair bound.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to :
Supports, in consultation with the Registered Nurse / Registered Practical Nurse, the physical and personal care needs of the client including, but not limited to : hygiene, grooming and dressing, toileting, recording nutrition and hydration intake, provision of preventative skin care
Supports their independence, dignity, social, emotional and cultural well- being
Initiates and maintains a relationship with the client, their family and other care providers
Qualifications include but are not limited to :
Current P.S.W. certificate from a recognized community college or educational institute or equivalent combination of education and experience
Experience in Long-Term Care with clients in day programs or residents in a Long-Term Care setting preferred
Certificate in Dementia Care preferred
Training in Gentle Persuasive Approach and U-First preferred
Psychogeriatric experience, i.e. mental health assessment and intervention and working with responsive behaviours including various types of dementia, delirium, mental health issues preferred
Excellent interpersonal, communication and problem solving skills
Basic computer skills Meditech, Microsoft Word and Excel preferred
Position # PSW179
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