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Improving Hospital Safety & Security

Overview

Strengthening interdisciplinary responses to violence & aggression.

When : 21-02-2018 - 22-02-2018

Time : 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Location : CQ Functions, Melbourne

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Contact Information

113 Queen St

Melbourne

Victoria

Australia

Website : http://go.criterionconferences.com/ihss-hh
E-Mail : registration@criterionconferences.com
Contact Name : Criterion Conferences
Phone : +61 2 9239 5701

Description

Up to 95% of healthcare workers have experienced verbal or physical assault - WorkSafe Victoria.

The implications of Occupational Violence and Aggression (OVA) have far reaching consequences on the safety and long-term wellbeing of hospital staff, patients and visitors.While OVA is common, it should not be tolerated or become an accepted part of the job.

The Improving Hospital Safety & Security conference will bring together key stakeholders across clinical, security, police and paramedic backgrounds to share tangible strategies to improve coordinated approaches to prevention, intervention and post-incident responses.

This conference will focus on:
         Strengthening incident prevention & embedding a safety culture
         Boosting interdisciplinary & interagency collaboration & communication
         Supporting staff wellbeing post-incident
         Utilising data & technology to inform hospital initiatives
         Navigating legal issues & balancing duty of care with staff safety

Who will attend?
Security & patient services personnel responsible for:
         Security Services
         Patient Support Services
         Facilities Management
         OHS/WHS, OVA
         Operations

And clinicians responsible for:
         Emergency
         Mental Health
         Drug & Alcohol
         Aged Care
         General Medicine

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