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This risk assessment audit tool includes a template for long-term care, home care and community health support, and non-clinical areas.
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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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Managing Chronic Pain

Chronic pain, defined as pain lasting for more than three months, is a condition that affects 20-40% of adults around the world. According to WorkSafe BC, chronic pain ranks as the second leading cause of workers’ compensation claims, trailing only mental health disorders. Although anyone can experience chronic pain, research highlights that some occupations are at a higher risk of experiencing it and caregiving is one of them.

In this webinar, we’ll explore the nature and profound impact of chronic pain in the workplace. We’ll also analyze factors contributing to chronic pain and share evidence-based, practical strategies specifically tailored for caregivers. We hope to empower caregivers with occupation-specific insights and equip them with tools to prevent, manage, or address chronic pain in their crucial roles.

Participants will learn how to:

Understand and describe the forces influencing the experience of chronic pain.
Identify factors that have the potential to exacerbate or alleviate chronic pain.
Create personal strategies for preventing or managing chronic pain.

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Dr. Duygu Gulseren works as an assistant professor at the School of Human Resource Management at York University, Canada. As an expert in healthy work, she studies chronic pain and leadership. She also teaches occupational health and safety. Duygu obtained her Ph.D. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology. She also holds a master’s degree in psychology and a bachelor’s degree in chemical and Biological Engineering. Prior to her academic career, Duygu worked as an HR consultant. In addition to her academic publications, her research has appeared in various media outlets such as Harvard Business Review, Psychology Today, and Canadian HR Reporter.

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As April 28th approaches, the National Day of Mourning serves as a reminder of the profound impact that workplace-related injuries and fatalities have on people's lives. While we are grateful that there have been very few worker deaths in the long-term and continuing care sector, it's crucial to acknowledge that many workers experience life-altering injuries […]
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Unconscious Bias is a topic that – though not new – is certainly getting more attention recently with the focus on the importance of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion. All of us carry unconscious bias in us, and this alone is not necessarily a bad thing. However, recognizing and working to address it is critical to […]
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The Working Mind for Employees Workshop
Zoom
September 17th @ 9:00am to 2:00pm
Starting at $35
September 17th @ 9:00am to 2:00pm
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