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The annual member survey helps us respond to your health and safety needs through relevant, quality, and timely education and programming.
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In long-term care it is increasingly apparent that who is on shift is just as important as how many staff are on shift. Quality care is difficult to achieve when we do not routinely engage with one another in a positive, or civil, manner.
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Leading from the Inside Out
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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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Growth and development

A workplace where employees receive encouragement and support in the development of their interpersonal, emotional and job skills.

In a supportive workplace, employees are actively encouraged and assisted in developing a broad range of skills. This includes interpersonal, emotional, and job-specific skills, which offer various, both internally and externally, for employees to enhance their skill sets. This not only aids them in their current roles but also prepares them for future career advancements.

The Significance of Employee Development: Investing in employee development is critical for several reasons:

  1. Increases Commitment: It boosts goal commitment and organizational loyalty.
  2. Enhances Job Satisfaction: Employees feel valued when their growth and development are supported.
  3. Improves Well-being: Skill acquisition and career development are key to enhancing employee well-being.
  4. Broad Skillset Development: Opportunities must extend beyond technical skills to include personal and interpersonal skills, vital for self-care and effective interaction with others.

Consequences of Inadequate Development Opportunities: A lack of development opportunities can lead to several negative outcomes:

  • Employees may become disinterested and bored, leading to a decline in their well-being and job performance.
  • Employees might face conflicts, disengagement, and distress without the chance to improve interpersonal and psychological skills.
Growth and development

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Growth and development

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A toolkit that shows how other health-care organizations have addressed psychological health and safety in their environments (includes links to practical tools and templates used in the sector).
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Assessment tools uniquely designed to help the health-care sector assess and mitigate psychological risk (includes a staff survey and organizational review).
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A public pledge from health organizations to show that they value the psychological health and safety of their staff and are committed to taking action on improving their work environments.
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Growth and development resources

Why does recognition matter?  Recognition is essential when work is demanding and emotionally challenging. When faced with complex situations, appreciation can serve as motivation and encouragement to endure.  How does recognition psychologically affect us?   Understanding the psychological effects of recognition is essential in the workplace, as it directly impacts employee motivation and satisfaction. According to […]
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