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Jul 26, 2023

Opening New Horizons: Your Dreams, Our Mission with 7th Laurel Immigration Consulting

Exciting news, ACAHS community! We are thrilled to announce our partnership with 7th Laurel Immigration Consulting, an experienced and compassionate firm that has been transforming lives by helping individuals call Canada their home. As we join hands with this exceptional team, we are ready to unlock a world of opportunities for our international students, empowering…

Jul 14, 2023

Promoting Senior Safety and Preventing Falls: The Crucial Role of Personal Support Workers

Introduction Falls among seniors can have a profound impact on their well-being and the healthcare system in Canada. Did you know that falls are the leading cause of injury-related hospitalizations among seniors? According to Statistics Canada, approximately 30% of seniors experience at least one fall each year, resulting in over 1.5 million emergency department visits….

Jun 19, 2023

New challenges for new opportunities

The New Brunswick Association of Private Colleges and Universities – NBAPCU is committed to advocating on behalf of private career colleges and private universities in the province. The association’s purpose is to help provincial and federal governments, key decision makers, employers, and the public understand the critical role its members and their students play in…

Jun 2, 2023

The Growing Need for Personal Support Workers

According to Statistics Canada, the population aged 85 and older is one of the fastest-growing age groups, with over 861,000 individuals counted in the 2021 Census. By 2046, this population could triple to almost 2.5 million people. Additionally, over 9,500 centenarians are now living in Canada, representing 0.03% of the population. As the older population…

May 17, 2023

Congratulations to the winner of the PSW Bursary 2023!

Congratulations to the winner of the Atlantic College of Applied Health Sciences (ACAHS) PSW Bursary, in partnership with Planet Hatch! We are thrilled to announce that Kimberly Legacy-Parker, a deserving student, has been selected to receive a free PSW education through our Planet Hatch Bursary program, covering applicable costs and tuition fees, culminating in a…

Feb 7, 2023

NACC Member Spotlight: ACAHS

Cheri M., a student of the Personal Support Worker (PSW) program at the Atlantic College of Applied Health Sciences (ACAHS) says that her favourite part of the program is its accessibility through its online component, empowering her to pursue higher education, while still allowing her to attend to her other commitments, such as raising a…

Apr 7, 2022

Cindy Lidster – Atlantic College of Applied Health Sciences (ACAHS)

Meet Cindy Lidster, the Founder & President of the Atlantic College of Applied Health Sciences (ACAHS). ACAHS offers online distance-based Personal Support Worker (PSW) programs to people looking to become certified health care providers. Programs have been developed to capture all mandatory courses across the country, making certification applicable within all provinces (with the exception…

Aug 3, 2021

“Inclusive Growth” for Canada Roundable

On Friday, July 30th ACAHS had the pleasure of being 1 of 10 businesses that had a 90 minute round table discussion, with our Deputy Prime Minister, on “Inclusive Growth” for Canada.  Adam Peabody is the far left & lead facilitator.  The lady, & we mean “Lady” in red is the Hon. Deputy Prime Minister/Minister…

Jan 4, 2021

What to Look for When Researching Online Canadian Personal Support Worker (PSW) Education

The internet has made it easier, convenient, and cost effective for students to get an education online. However, for people hoping to work in health care, it is critical to ensure the educational institution they chose to get their certification from is legitimate. There are a lot of impostors out there to weed out.  The…

Dec 28, 2020

More Women, Newcomers, and First Nations joining Planet Hatch

Cindy Lidster says she didn’t realize how much  she needed the entrepreneurial development group Planet Hatch  until she went to them for help with her new  online health-care instructional college. Click here to read full article!    

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