The PSW Podcast

Powered by the Ontario PSW Association- Hosted by REAL PSWs who are joined by fellow Personal Support Workers and industry experts to discuss the real truths behind the scenes of Canada’s healthcare system.

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Wednesday Apr 24, 2024

Join CEO Miranda Ferrier as she interviews the Honourable George Smitherman former deputy Premier and Minister of Health in Ontario. They talk healthcare, policies, and the PSW.

Friday Feb 16, 2024

Join Miranda Ferrier, CEO of the Ontario PSW Association and the I AM A PSW OPSWA Ambassadors as they discuss what has been happening at the I AM A PSW/JOIN THE PSW FORCE Campaign. Listen as they share some tips and tricks for resume building, talk about funny moments at events plus SO much more! 

Wednesday Dec 13, 2023

End of year update from the Ontario PSW Association and the I AM A PSW Campaign!
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What is a PNSW?

Friday Dec 08, 2023

Friday Dec 08, 2023

Do you want to work with babies and pregnant mothers? Become a Specialized PSW! Come join our webinar and find out how to become a Perinatal Support Worker!

Wednesday Nov 15, 2023

Kimberly (Kim) Love is currently the owner operator of Living Well Senior Care. Kim is a proud graduate of Fanshawe College and a proud member of OPSWA. She has been working in this field for 36 yrs. Kim was inspired to pursue a career in health care when she was 14 years old and working in the kitchen of a long - term care home. Kim knew caring for seniors was what she wanted to do and it has become her passion. Since then Kim has worked in all aspects of the PSW field and in 3 provinces. Now Kim is in her 5th year of working for herself and has help many others PSWs start working for themselves, providing one on one care for people in their communities.

Tuesday Oct 24, 2023

Join OPSWA Broker Hailey Taskey from Lloyd Sadd as she breaks down PSW Professional Liability Insurance and why it's so important to have as a PSW!

Tuesday Aug 29, 2023

Join CEO Miranda Ferrier and Director of Operations Ian DaSilva as they talk about the OPSWA initiative I AM A PSW in partnership with the Ontario Ministry of Long-Term Care. 
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Tuesday Jul 18, 2023

Join CEO of the Ontario PSW Association Miranda Ferrier as she talks about the upcoming Ministry of Long Term Care and OPSWA initiative across Ontario to promote/education/recruitment of PSWs and introduces you all to the new OPSWA PSW Ambassadors!

Friday Jun 23, 2023

CEO Miranda Ferrier and Director of Operations Ian DaSilva of the Ontario PSW Association talk about what is happening across Ontario for the PSW through summer 2023! 
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Friday May 19, 2023

Tay wraps up The PSW Podcast PSW Week series with Zakary Holdsworth. Zak is a PSW who is immensely thrilled to be a PSW. Zak optimism oozes throughout the show as he speaks on the field, how he got here, and what its been like for him! 


Meet the Ontario PSW Association

 Trusted by over 50,000 PSWs

The Ontario Personal Support Worker Association is the Professional Association for PSWs across Ontario.
Since 2010, OPSWA has grown substantially. We have become the official voice for PSWs with Media across our nation and Federal & Provincial Governments. OPSWA is currently advocating the Ontario Government for Recognition and Respect for the PSWs and have been successful in helping create and pass Bill 283 for Regulation of Personal Support Workers. 
We continuously strive to improve the professional status of the Personal Support Workers of Ontario through advocacy for excellence and consistency in training, services, working conditions, and value to those we serve.


For more information on the Association 

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