NewFoundLand & Labrador Chapter
About Personal Care Aides in Newfoundland and Labrador
PCA’s are frontline healthcare workers and are valued members of the inter professional team in long-term care facilities, hospitals, nursing homes, and community.
PCA’s are responsible for providing support to residents and clients in all aspects of daily living through companionship,physical,spiritual, and psycho-social care. Also supporting families and residents for end of life issues.
we are important members of the nursing team in long-term care settings and also community providing care to residents that is often complex and diverse needs resulting from conditions as chronic illness of the frail and elderly. Providing care to residents and clients with physical and intellectual disabilities or mental illness.
Being a front/line worker on the healthcare team,it enables the PCA to be the healthcare worker having the most interaction with the resident\client;therefore, PCA’s are the direct communication line between resident/families/nursing staff.
PCA’s stand proud and dedicated as we uphold very important position in healthcare, who are competent, caring, compassionate professionals who contribute as part of the healthcare team proving care to people with healthcare needs.
To become a Professional PCA and to learn about all the great benefits of being a Professional PCA with the Canadian Support Workers Association - CLICK HERE