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Leading from the Inside Out
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  • "This program is great and well facilitated. I hope that more healthcare leaders can have the opportunity to participate in this kind of program."
  • "This is a good program and especially helpful to have other participants in the same field of work."
  • "I thought Callie did a great job at providing opportunities for everyone in the group to open, honest and to share their valuable experiences with others."
  • "Working with the other leaders was the most rewarding – to hear other leaders and their struggles and together coming up with self-care strategies to better cope with work-life balance"
Guidelines & Regulations

Guidelines and Regulations

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WorkSafeBC’s healthcare and social services planned inspection initiative focuses on high-risk activities in the workplace that lead to serious injuries and time-loss claims.
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WorkSafeBC is releasing a discussion paper with proposed amendments to the Current Rehabilitation Services and Claims Manual that guide wage rate decisions related to short-term and long-term disability compensation. Recommended amendments include: These changes may affect your claims costs. Click here to view the proposed changes and offer feedback to WorkSafeBC – The deadline is 4:30 p.m. on Friday, […]
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Safety Huddle

Bed Bugs

This huddle will help your staff minimize their exposure to and prevent the spread of bed bugs.

Instructions

Read the background out loud and use the guiding questions to facilitate a discussion about the potential of bed bugs in clients' homes.

After this huddle Staff should be able to:

  • Minimize their exposure to bed bugs.
  • Prevent the spread of bed bugs

Notes to the huddle leader

  • You can reduce your exposure to bed bugs by covering your shoes with disposable booties, storing your personal items in a re-sealable plastic bag, trying to provide care in areas of the home that do not have carpet, upholstered furniture, or a bed, and avoiding sitting on upholstered furniture or beds.
  • The presence of bed bugs should be included on the care plan, so all care workers are informed.
  • If you have been exposed to bed bugs, wash and dry your clothes at high heat (greater than 45°C).
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Additional Resources

This video demonstrates some of the challenges of wearing PPE while supporting care recipients. Learn how a person living with dementia may interpret PPE and try our practical tips to help you connect and communicate.
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In this video you will learn how dementia slows the thinking process and how you can adjust your approach to help improve communication. Our practical tips will help you use a person-centred approach with care recipients.
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In this video you will learn how dementia can affect vision and what you can do to ensure you are seen. Our practical tips will help you interact with people living with dementia using a person-centred approach.
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More Safety Huddles

Working with clients or residents and their families is not always easy. You may not be able to control how others act, but you can control how you respond.
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Learn how dementia affects behaviour and be able to apply strategies to responsive behaviours.
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Learn about what bullying and harassment is and when to report it.
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Self-Settling
Learn to recognize feeling unsettled, use effective self-settling strategies in situations self-setting may be helpful.
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Learn to build stronger relationships with the people they care for and Keep Activities of Daily Living information up-to-date.
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Achieve a work-life balance by developing and implement your own self-care plan to
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Transfers
Learn when it is safe to transfer a person in care and know what to do if it is not safe to transfer.
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