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Continuing Care - Part-time Melfort

2020-09-06 2021-08-06 2023-01-31

Program Start: 6 September 2021 - In Session
Location: Melfort
Credit Granting Institution: Sask Polytech

Overview:

Please note:  Watch this page for information on how to apply for select modules with the 2021 part-time program.  COMING SOON!

The Continuing Care Assistant program provides knowledge and skill development in helping people to help themselves in their homes and special care facilities. You will receive training in: gerontology, dementia management strategies, applying the philosophy of long term care into home care, special care and community settings, promoting independence in a safe environment, working with people from all cultures, working with individuals with different levels of physical and cognitive impairment, giving personal care, and attending to psychosocial needs.

The part-time program varies from the full-time program as it does not include Clinicals at this time. The part-time program is designed for students to complete the theory components of their certificate in the comfort of their own communities.

If you are interested in applying for the part-time Continuing Care Assistant program, we highly recommend scheduling an appointment with a Cumberland advisor to discuss your options. 

Requirements:

Admission Requirements

Special Admission

Applicants who do not possess the academic qualifications for a program may be admitted if evidence of probable success can be established through a special admission assessment. Interested individuals should still apply. Applicants are automatically considered for special admission. However, some specific admission requirements may still need to be met. Review additional details concerning Special Admission

Requirements Specific to the Part-Time Program

In order to graduate and receive a credential for this program, part-time students must apply and be admitted before taking SPCR 103, SPCR 184, CLIN 100, CLIN 219, and CLIN 232.


Please email transcripts and other related documents to Sarah Haidey, Cumberland College Registrar, or provide documentation in a sealed envelope to:

Sarah Haidey, Registrar
Cumberland College
Box 2320, 400 Burns Ave. East
Melfort, SK   S0E 1A0
P) 306-752-8117   (F) 306-752-3484

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