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Personal Support Specialist
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Personal Support Specialist


with Margaret Gambell

Calendar Next session starts Oct 30, 2021 at 4 pm, runs for 4 weeks

This 50 hour course prepares participants to work in home health care or residential settings. Personal care, communication skills, observing, reporting and documentation, how to provide care safely and deal with emergencies, consumer rights, aging and illness are among the topics taught. State certification is awarded upon successful completion of skill components and written exam. This course will be held at Comfort Keepers in Scarborough with an onsite clinical at a local facility. This is a grant funded course provided by Maine Department of Education to Cumberland County Adult Education programs. English Language Learners enrolling should have a CASAS Reading score of at least 5. Please contact our office at 730-5040 for an application. 

Instructor: Margaret Gambell, RN

Dates:  10/30-11/18

Days and Times: Tues/Thurs 4-8 pm and Saturdays 9 am - 3 pm



Certified Residential Medication Assistant (CRMA)


with Christine Cook, RN

This 40 hour CRMA course includes classroom, with clinical available after successful completion of classroom. All students must complete clinical, either with our instructor or arranged through your facility. Successful students will be certified to administer oral medications to residents in state-licensed assisted living facilities. Certification is valid for two years. This class will be held onsite at Westbrook Community Center.  Instructor: Christine Cook, RN

$350 + $100 Medication Pass


Days/Times: Thurs. & Fri. 3:30-7:30pm, and Sat. 10-4pm

For more information and applications call Director Marianne Doyle

at 730-5040 or email


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