Further to previous notices regarding injury rates and sector survey responses, we are pleased to share with you SafeCare BC’s final Needs Assessment report for our province’s home support sector.
Developed in consultation with a Project Working Group of home support employers, representatives of WorkSafeBC, union leaders, the Ministry of Health, health authorities, individual employers and other key stakeholders, this Needs Assessment represents a training roadmap for SafeCare BC’s expansion into this growing sector.
In addition to capturing existing best practices from BC and across Canada, the results of a province-wide survey of close to 1,000 sector employers and front-line workers and an environmental scan of the challenges facing the home support sector, the Needs Assessment includes a series of recommendations that will guide SafeCare BC’s training and outreach programs over the coming year. Among other things, recommendations focus on four themes:
Communications and Engagement
For more information:
Click here for a full copy of the Needs Assessment Report
Click here for a summary of our home support sector survey results
Click here for injury rates in the home support sector
Click here for more on SafeCare BC’s expansion into the home support sector
We are pleased to share with you the latest injury report data for BC’s Home Care sector. Based on WorkSafe BC statistics, this data captures the size of the sector by payroll, 2015 injury rates and total claim costs. According to the new statistics:
Click here for a complete summary of the 2015 statistics that you can download and share with your team.
For more on SafeCare BC and the home support sector, click here.
Over the past two months, SafeCare BC has released the results of a sector survey and completed a comprehensive Needs Assessment that identifies training priorities for the coming year.
In partnership with unions, employers, WorkSafe BC, the Alzheimer’s Society of BC, health authorities and other sector stakeholders, SafeCare BC is looking forward to expanding our mandate and developing a full suite of training, education and awareness programs that respond to the real needs of BC’s community health support service sector. Together we can reverse the trend of rising injury rates and insurance premiums.