The Personal Support Worker Program Standard in Ontario: An Alternative to Self-Regulation?
Bruyère Centre for Learning, Research and Innovation in LTC postdoctoral fellow, Christine Kelly and researcher, Ivy Lynn Bourgault published an article in Longwoods.com. This article explores a chain of policy decisions around PSWs in Ontario culminating in the creation of a common educational standard for PSW programs, titled the PSW Program Standard. We argue that these policy developments may represent an alternative pathway to self-regulation of an essential workforce. Healthcare Policy, 11(2) November 2015: 20-26.doi:10.12927/hcpol.2016.24450