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Home Care Assistance

Code 5817
SecteurSanté (19)
Nombre d'unités65
Durée totale975 heures
StatutProgram approved in 2007
Organismes scolaires offrant le programme
Ce programme est offert en langue française : 
5317 - Assistance à la personne à domicile

Objectifs du programme

Home care assistance students are trained to provide basic care and services to persons of all ages who are sick or who have physical or mental disabilities on the basis of a care plan. This involves offering the basic care that they are trained to provide, helping clients carry out their everyday activities, helping them organize their living environment, ensuring clients’ safety and intervening in crisis or emergency situations. Students also learn to help clients integrate and socialize in individual or community activities. All of these tasks require establishing a relationship of trust with clients and those close to them. Home care attendants also receive training in providing care and services in the home. They help vulnerable or at-risk clientele carry out everyday domestic activities, such as preparing meals. They also advise clients on their lifestyle habits and provide parenting support, if applicable. The goal is to meet the general needs of clients, to help them compensate for their disabilities, to maintain and promote their autonomy, to accompany and support them in their daily and domestic lives, while taking into account any family or social problems that could interfere.

Conditions d'admission

To be eligible for admission to this program, candidates must meet one of the following requirements:

Persons holding a Secondary School Diploma or its recognized equivalent, for example, an Attestation of Equivalence of Secondary V studies, or a postsecondary diploma such as the Diploma of College Studies or a Bachelor's degree
Persons who are at least 16 years of age on September 30 of the school year in which their training is to begin and have earned the Secondary III credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in the programs of study established by the Minister, or have been granted recognition for equivalent learning
Persons who are at least 18 years of age upon entry into the program and have the following functional prerequisites: the successful completion of the General Development Test (see the following table), or recognition for equivalent learning

Professions visées (IMT En ligne d'Emploi Québec)

Home support workers, housekeepers and related occupations (4412)

Relation avec le marché du travail

Site AvenirEnSanté.com

Préalables fonctionnels

Une personne qui a atteint l’âge de 18 ans peut être admise à un programme d’études menant à un Diplôme d’études professionnelles (DEP) sur la base des préalables fonctionnels. Ces préalables fonctionnels, prescrits pour une personne qui a atteint l’âge de 18 ans à la date de début de fréquentation déclarée dans le programme d’études professionnelle sont : la réussite du test de développement général (TDG) et l’obtention et la réussite des épreuves relatives aux préalables spécifiques en langue d’enseignement et en mathématique, s’il y a lieu.

Ce tableau indique les nouveaux codes de cours de la formation de base commune (FBC) et de la formation de base diversifiée (FBD) exigés pour les préalables spécifiques en langue d’enseignement et en mathématique pour le programme d’études visé. Dans le contexte où les nouveaux codes de cours de la FBC et de la FBD sont en implantation progressive, on indique entre parenthèses les anciens codes de cours toujours valides. Le code de cours équivalent en formation générale des jeunes est également indiqué dans ce tableau. Lorsqu’un DEP n’exige pas de préalables spécifiques en langue d’enseignement ou en mathématique, un (-) figure dans les cellules visées. Il est à noter que les préalables fonctionnels ne s’appliquent pas pour les programmes d’attestation de spécialisation professionnelle (ASP).

Préalables spécifiques
Langue d'enseignementLangue secondeMathématique
3103-3 (3071-3)632-306 -  - --

Contenu du programme

Code Énoncé de la compétence Heures Unités
751-472 Determine their suitability for the occupations and the training process 30 2
751-483 Adopt a holistic approach when considering the needs of different types of clientele 45 3
751-492 Prevent infections and contamination 30 2
751-502 Adopt behaviours consistent with professional decorum and workplace ethics 30 2
751-522 Establish a helping relationship 30 2
751-532 Interact as part of a team 30 2
751-543 Consider the manifestations of physical illnesses and disabilities as well as the specific needs of affected clients 45 3
751-554 Adopt relational approaches with clients with mental health problems, cognitive deficits or intellectual disabilities 60 4
751-568 Perform basic care procedures 120 8
751-572 Administer first aid 30 2
751-581 Provide assistance to clients in palliative care 15 1
751-591 Use job search techniques 15 1
751-647 Provide basic care related to activities of daily living (ADL) 105 7
751-655 Work with clients using occupational therapy activities 75 5
751-666 Adapt their intervention to the family and social context 90 6
751-673 Perform everyday domestic activities for clients with disabilities 45 3
751-684 Consider the facility’s rules and procedures for administering medications and basic invasive care 60 4
751-698 Provide basic care and assistance in a home care setting 120 8
975 65