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Personal Support Worker / Personal Developmental Support Worker

Books of Interest

The Handbook of LGBTQIA-Inclusive Hospice and Palliative Care
Welcoming lgbt residents: a practical guide for senior living staff
The Everything Easy Pre-diabetes Cookbook

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Sault College
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Sault Ste. Marie, ON
P6B 4J3
705-759-2554 ext. 2800

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Welcome Personal Support Worker and Personal Developmental Support Worker Students!

This guide is just for you - click through to find all library resources for the PSW & PDSS programs.

We've created a guide to help you be successful, check out our informational videos here:

Online Learning & Videos on How to Use the Library

Library Help

If you need assistance with copyright, using the library, navigating databases, or general research questions, check out our Research Help section. 

Program Help

If you need program specific help, stop by a peer tutoring session for your program. Check out our Peer Tutoring section for info and the tutoring schedule

The Learning Portal Writing and Research Help

The Learning Portal provides up-to-date assistance with research, writing, study skills and citations. Be sure to check it out if you need help starting a researching project, paper, or with citations

Where to find Personal Support Worker resources

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Our circulating books and videos are found on the 3rd floor. Most books in the Personal Support Worker area can be found in the HQ, HV and RC sections although additional resources can be found in the BF and broader R section.

BF 712-724 - Developmental psychology
HQ 1060-1064 - Gerontology
HV 1450-1494 - Aged
HV 6626 - Elder Abuse 
RA 773-778 - Nutrition
RC 521-531 - Alzheimer's disease
RC 952-954 - Geriatrics
RM 147-180 - Administration of drugs &
other therapeutic agents
RT 89-120 - Specialties in nursing

Use the subject headings listed below to browse the library catalogue for books, e-books, videos and articles. Library staff are available to help with your search. 


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Sault College
443 Northern Avenue
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
P6B 4J3
(705) 759-2554 ext. 2711

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