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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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Gentle Persuasive Approaches Workshop
Menno Place - Abbotsford
June 21st @ 8:30am to 4:30pm
Starting at $35
June 21st @ 8:30am to 4:30pm
Menno Place, Abbotsford
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Gentle Persuasive Approaches Workshop
Golden Life Management - Courtenay
May 2nd @ 8:30am to 4:30pm
Starting at $35
May 2nd @ 8:30am to 4:30pm
Golden Life Management, Courtenay
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Gentle Persuasive Approaches Workshop
Golden Life Management - Courtenay
May 1st @ 8:30am to 4:30pm
Starting at $35
May 1st @ 8:30am to 4:30pm
Golden Life Management, Courtenay
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Gentle Persuasive Approaches Workshop
Menno Place - Abbotsford
April 15th @ 8:30am to 4:30pm
Starting at $35
April 15th @ 8:30am to 4:30pm
Menno Place, Abbotsford
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Gentle persuasive approaches Workshop
Eden Gardens - Nanaimo
September 16th @ 8:30am to 4:30pm
Starting at $35
September 16th @ 8:30am to 4:30pm
Eden Gardens, Nanaimo
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Gentle persuasive approaches Workshop
Eden Gardens - Nanaimo
April 15th @ 8:30am to 4:30pm
Starting at $35
April 15th @ 8:30am to 4:30pm
Eden Gardens, Nanaimo
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Health care workers sometimes find themselves in situations where their plans for providing care don't achieve the intended results. A "two is better than one" solution to the situation won't work if workers don’t understand why the care plan didn't work in the first place. This video shows how, without a planned approach, two-person care can put […]
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This web book provides a brief overview of dementia and the common causes of aggressive response behaviour, along with suggested interventions.
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This video series describes how to care for people with dementia. This video introduces the series and provides caregivers with general information on dementia.
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Our low-tech safety idea is the creation of a ‘luggage tag’ style ID for a resident’s walker or wheelchair.
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The patient identification band with colour coding is intended for every resident and acts as a helpful way to track and identify residents. For example, the red ID band represents residents who have Alzheimer's disease.
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Teepa Snow is a dementia-care education specialist with a background in occupational therapy and over 30 years in clinical practice. This was a presentation held by WorkSafe BC on April 27, 2012, on approach and communication with someone with dementia. How to Approach and Communicate with someone who has Dementia part 1. This was a […]
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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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Dementia can affect behaviour and mood - but the care for persons with dementia aims to achieve the same goals - whether at home or in long-term care - safety for the person, family, and caregivers.
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Use this template to develop a bullying and harassment policy for your organization.
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Learn to describe how dementia can change a person’s brain and explain why the strategies shown in the video are effective.
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SafeCare BC is excited to partner with the Alzheimer Society of B.C. to bring you this 45-minute webinar. We will cover how dementia affects the brain and impacts communication and behaviour as the disease progresses. In this session, you will learn about: The difference between Alzheimer’s disease and dementia What to expect – the progression […]
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SafeCare BC is excited to partner with the Alzheimer Society of BC to bring you this 45-minute webinar. We will cover the basics about behaviours common among people living with dementia and provide health-care providers with strategies to deliver person-centred care during the COVID-19 pandemic. In this session, you will learn about: How dementia affects […]
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The two modules that are being covered in these workshops are part of the curriculum, Dementia Capable Care of Adults with Intellectual Disability and Dementia; an evidence-based, nationally acclaimed training program created by the US NTG that has been modified by the NTG Canadian Consortium for the Canadian context.
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Are you caring for someone living with dementia? Do you lead a multidisciplinary team who support those living with dementia? Do you want to better understand the challenges of Alzheimer’s and how it can affect a someone? Do you want to learn ways you can better care for someone with the disease?
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SafeCare BC is excited to partner with the Alzheimer Society of BC to bring you this 45-minute webinar. We will explore how building successful relationships between people living with dementia, their families and continuing care providers is an important way to deliver good quality, person-centred care. In this session, you will learn about: The experiences […]
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Dementia is an umbrella term with many subtypes such as Alzheimer’s disease, vasculardementia and frontal-temporal dementia. The most common type (64%) is Alzheimer’s disease.
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Families and continuing care providers work together to provide good quality, person-centred care for people living with dementia – yet sometimes, this experience is marked by frustration or resistance on both sides. A new video produced by SafeCare BC and the Alzheimer Society of B.C. explores the challenges and successes of caring for people living […]
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Due to the potential for psychological and physical trauma to residents and staff, these incidents flag risks that need to be addressed to ensure the safety and well-being of residents, particularly those with dementia and staff.
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The patient identification band with colour coding is intended for every resident and acts as a helpful way to track and identify residents. For example, the red ID band represents residents who have Alzheimer's disease.
View Innovation
Dementia can affect behaviour and mood - but the care for persons with dementia aims to achieve the same goals - whether at home or in long-term care - safety for the person, family, and caregivers.
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