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Hotel-Dieu Grace Healthcare believes strongly that excellence in patient care starts with employees who are and feel safe when they are at work providing care to patients. The safety of our people is paramount and our Workplace Violence Prevention Program is a...Read More
Collaborating to Create the Safest Possible Workplace – Workplace Violence Prevention at Michael Garron Hospital
The senior team at Michael Garron Hospital (MGH) became concerned not only about the alarming rise in workplace violence but also the likelihood that incidents were under-reported. As a result, a comprehensive Workplace Violence Prevention (WVP) program was developed,...Read More
We leveraged our current Meditech system and developed a system whereby patients encountering our hospital would be flagged at registration if they had one or more of the following: Antibiotic Resistant Organisms, Specialized Care Plans and History of Violence. The...Read More
The Partnering for the Prevention of Aggressive Behaviour (PPAB) program involves nine monthly modules. This training program aims to prevent violent behaviours, increase the quality of care at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), and improve the safety...Read More
Physicians, nurses, social workers, and other front-line health care providers are routinely called upon to assess patients’ risk for violent behaviour in hospital as well as in community-based settings. In this capacity, they are required to make decisions and...Read More
The Expect Respect program creates an environment in which all staff feel supported in acknowledging and identifying incidents of disrespect and violence. The program supports a caring and firm approach to dealing with aggressive and disrespectful behaviour. It...Read More
Toronto East General Hospital (TEGH) is a lead partner in a shared Learning Management System (LMS), which provides access to e-learning resources such as WHMIS, accessibility training, and infection control for employees of east Toronto health care organizations. The...Read More
The Food For Thought Program is funded through the Canadian Prenatal Nutrition Program and supported by the Saskatoon Health Region (SHR). The goal of this program is to support pregnant women to improve the health of themselves and their families through good...Read More
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