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November 26, 2018: NOPAIN tools | Mid Initiative Survey | New Clear Resources Website | Recordings and more!

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November 26, 2018: NOPAIN tools | Mid Initiative Survey | New Clear Resources Website | Recordings and more!

Hello Clear teams!

Thank you for attending Managing Pain Webinar last week. A special thank you to Kimberley Smith for teaching us more about managing pain in long-term care homes and for providing us with a further understanding about how pain impacts people living with dementia.

What did you think? What other topics would you like to learn more about? Complete our 2 minute evaluation here!

Resources

Below are the 3 pain tools that Kimberly Smith referred to during her presentation. We encourage you to print these off and put them to use right away:

Webinar Recording

While it’s not the same as being there, if you missed the session or want to share your learning with your Clear team, access the recording and other materials here. The materials – presentation slides and the resources/tools discussed are also attached for your convenience! Email clearbc@bcpsqc.ca for the recording password.

Upcoming Webinars – Plan to Attend!

Our upcoming webinars will focus on clinical tools and approaches to reducing inappropriate antipsychotic use in BPSD residents. Save the dates!

  • December 13, 2018 – 10:00 – 11:00 am PST
  • January 10, 2019  – 10:00 – 11:00 am PST
  • January 31, 2019  – 10:00 – 11:00 am PST
  • February 21, 2019  – 10:00 – 11:00 am PST

Calendar invitations have been sent to mark these dates in your calendar. If you want to add team members to the Clear distribution list, please reply to clearbc@bcpsqc.ca.

New Clear Resources Website 

You asked and we listened. The new and improved Clear Resources website is almost ready for you all! The website will launch the week of December 3 – stay tuned and we hope you’re as excited for it as we are!

Mid Initiative Survey

Can you believe we’re just over halfway through Clear Wave 3? We’ve learned a lot from each other this year, and we want to know how to best support your team to continue your Clear work. Look for the quick 10 minute survey in your inbox on Monday November 26 (open until December 14). We want to hear from each and every member of your Clear team, so please ensure everyone on your team gets the email or give them a physical copy to fax to us!​

Monthly Reports!

Just a reminder that November monthly reports were due Friday December 14. If you have questions, please feel free to be in touch via clearbc@bcpsqc.ca or through your Improvement Advisor, Stephanie and Kate.

Questions?

If you have any questions, please feel free to be in touch via clearbc@bcpsqc.ca or through your Improvement Advisor!

Hope you get a chance to enjoy the fall colours,

Your Clear Team