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Continuing Care Assistant

About the Program

Learn the skills to become a registered Continuing Care Assistant in Nova Scotia. You will be trained in how to provide long-term care assistance to the aging community. The Continuing Care Assistant Diploma program is recognized by and licensed through the Health Association of Nova Scotia (HANS) and overseen by the Nova Scotia Department of Seniors and Long-Term Care (DSLTC). You will receive the necessary theory and hands-on training to prepare you for this vital, in-demand career. You’ll cover all aspects of CCA modalities, including speciality training in dealing with Alzheimer’s, dementia and palliative care.

Right now you can take advantage of free tuition for the Continuing Care Assistant (CCA) program which is being funded by the Seniors and Long-Term Care division of the Nova Scotia Government. You must be a Canadian permanent resident or citizen to qualify.

Career Opportunities

As a Continuing Care Assistant graduate, you will qualify for positions such as Continuing Care Assistant, Care Team Assistant, Home Support Worker, Home Care Worker, and Personal Care Worker.

Employers Who Have Hired Eastern Grads

  • Shannex
  • Northwood Homecare Limited
  • Ocean View Continuing Care Centre
  • We Care
  • Revera Home Health
  • Bayshore Health Care
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