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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"
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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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Building and managing a safe resident-handling program

There are some essential things to remember to ensure proper care and assistance for residents.

Learn the essential elements to build and manage a safe resident-handling program in your workplace. These include having appropriate documents to support care decisions, assembling a skilled team to provide care, assessing resident mobility for safe transfers, providing mobility aids for people with different abilities, regularly evaluating a resident's needs using a point-of-care assessment, safely using equipment to move residents, recognizing signs that a resident may require more support, and having access to resources for handling patients.

It's also important to manage training for staff to ensure they have the knowledge and skills necessary to provide quality care

By the end of this webinar, participants will have learned about:

  • Building your safe handling team
  • Assessing resident's mobility for transfers
  • Mobility aids to support all abilities
  • Point-of-care assessments

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Jennifer is an experienced consultant with over 15 years of experience providing education and assessment services for Arjo customers in Safe Patient Handling, Hygiene, Pressure Injury Prevention, Dementia knowledge and care skills, and Disinfection. She joined Arjo in 2008 and has been a valuable team member ever since.

Jennifer’s expertise in Safe Patient Handling has helped Arjo customers improve patient outcomes and reduce the risk of injuries to patients and caregivers. She has also provided education and training in hygiene and disinfection, helping prevent infection spread in healthcare settings.

Jennifer is also a certified Positive Approach to Dementia Care independent trainer. She has been teaching Teepa Snow’s trademarked Positive Physical Approach and Hand under Hand support skills to care partners of people with dementia since 2019. Her knowledge and experience in dementia care have been invaluable to Arjo’s customers, helping improve the quality of life for people with dementia and their caregivers.

Jennifer’s vast experience and knowledge make her an indispensable asset to Arjo and its customers. She is passionate about improving patient outcomes and providing the best care to those in need.

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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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Safe handling peer coach training Workshop
Arrowsmith Lodge - Parksville,
April 29th @ 8:30am to 4:30pm
Starting at $220
April 29th @ 8:30am to 4:30pm
Arrowsmith Lodge, Parksville,
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The Sling Program at Haro Park is a process of managing slings within the care home to ensure staff and resident safety during transfers and efficiency of work flow.
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