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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

Who am I Caring For?

Learn to build stronger relationships with the people they care for and Keep Activities of Daily Living information up-to-date.

Instructions

  • Many organizations have a record of personal information for everyone in their care which may include their likes, dislikes, routines, and other helpful information. This record is usually called Activities of Daily Living. You can also download the Activities of Daily Living template.
  • Refer to your organization’s Activities of Daily Living, and use the guiding questions to facilitate a group discussion.

After this huddle Staff should be able to:

  • Be able to build stronger relationships with the people they care for.
  • Keep Activities of Daily Living information up-to-date.

Notes to the huddle leader

  • Consider asking staff to complete their own Activities of Daily Living template to post in a staff common area to help build positive relationships between co-workers.
  • This is a good opportunity to encourage a constant open dialogue about the people who are in care. This will help staff stay up-to-date on changing needs so they can provide the best care possible while promoting a sense of teamwork.

Guiding questions

  • Where can you find the Activities of Daily Living for a person i n your care?
  • Why is it important to keep the activities of daily living information up-to-date?
  • Can you think of a time when you used the activities of daily living information to guide your approach with someone you care for? Share one of your success stories.
  • If you were to fill out your own activities of daily living form , what would you want it to include?
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