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Support for Assistive Care in Long-Term Care Centres

Code 4748
SectorHealth Services (19)
Number of credits25
Length of training375 hours
Educational organizations offering the program

Program objectives

CHSLD orderlies care for autonomous and semi-autonomous seniors as well as seniors experiencing a loss of autonomy. They assist clients in carrying out activities of daily living, such as moving around and eating. CHSLD orderlies prevent infections and contamination, and ensure the clients’ well-being and safety.


CHSLD orderly

Admission conditions

You are eligible for this program of study if you meet the following requirements:

Have successfully completed your Secondary III language of instruction, second language and mathematics courses


Hold an Attestation of Equivalence of Secondary Studies (AESS)


Have passed the General Development Test (GDT) without specific prerequisites


Have experience related to this program of study


Are 18 years old or over

Program content

Code Statement of competency Hours Credits
AEP-011 Determine their suitability for the occupation of assistive care attendant working in a CHSLD 15 1
AEP-022 Prevent infections and contamination 30 2
AEP-038 Provide assistive care related to activities of daily living 120 8
AEP-044 Establish a helping relationship 60 4
AEP-054 Adopt relational approaches with clients with severe cognitive impairments, mental health problems or neurodevelopmental disorders 60 4
AEP-062 Adapt intervention methods, taking into consideration the needs and capabilities of seniors 30 2
AEP-072 Provide assistance to clients in palliative and end-of-life care 30 2
AEP-082 Administer first aid 30 2
375 25