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Apr 09
2015

ED Attends BC Summit to Prevent Workplace Violence in Health Care

The issue of workplace violence in health care has been an ongoing and increasingly pressing issue. Although representing approximately 11% of BC’s workforce, the health care sector accounts for 56% […]

Apr 08
2015

Catching The Purple Wave: Broadway Pentecostal’s Approach To Challenging Behaviour

Last summer SafeCare BC launched the #BeCareAware campaign aimed at raising awareness around the importance of safety in the workplace. As part of the campaign, we challenged YOU to join […]

Mar 30
2015

SafeCare BC Releases Comprehensive Injury Trends Report

SafeCare BC is pleased to release a new report titled, Injury Trends Profile By Organization Size. The purpose of this report is to provide SafeCare BC members with an industry profile […]

Mar 30
2015

Dementia Care Workshops Train Nearly 300

SafeCare BC is pleased to have held its fifth dementia care training workshop in partnership with Alzheimer Society of B.C. To date, over 290 care providers have participated in the […]

Mar 25
2015

Upcoming Violence Prevention Course Dates Announced

SafeCare BC is pleased to announce that two Violence Prevention Courses will be taking place on the dates of May 11th, 2015 and June 5th, 2015. Earlier this month, SafeCare […]

Mar 18
2015

Over $200k Donated To Broadmead Care Society For Overhead Lifts

In fall of last year, SafeCare BC member Broadmead Care Society launched a fundraising campaign to purchase overhead ceiling lifts for its staff and residents. Statistics show that back injuries […]

Mar 12
2015

Facilities Get SET with Safe Resident Handling Pilots

The second pilots of the Facility Self-Evaluation Tool for Safe Resident Handling (Facility SET) workshops took place on March 4 and March 12 at the Beacon Hill Villa in Victoria and […]

Mar 05
2015

40+ Participants Tune In For Bullying & Harassment Teleforum

SafeCare BC is pleased to have hosted its latest teleforum Workplace Detox: Addressing Bullying in Continuing Care. The hour long teleforum was led by Mary Ellen Sanajko of Conduit Coaching […]

Mar 02
2015

SafeCare BC Secures Access to Valuable Violence Prevention Curriculum

Violence Prevention Specialist Leads Workshop on How to Recognize and Respond to Violent Situations Before They Happen SafeCare BC is pleased to have completed its first Violence Prevention curriculum yesterday […]

Feb 27
2015

Think Pink to #EndBullying

On Pink Shirt Day, February 25th, wear a pink shirt to show your support in the fight against bullying and harassment.  Pink Shirt Day started as a grassroots initiative in Nova […]