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Make Every Contact Count

Through the “Make Every Contact Count (MECC)” campaign, many patients have been encouraged to make lifestyle modifications and behaviour changes that help to prevent disease complications, alleviate symptoms, and to prolong and improve their quality of life.

 

We provide Professional Development training specific to the MECC campaign. Our training includes Practise Skills and Motivational Interviewing - both skills-based training that is specific to your workplace.

The principles of motivational interviewing are particularly appropriate for health professionals in supporting patient care. Health care professionals need empathy when interacting with patients and must identify barriers that affect a patient's ability to comply with therapy, including making behavioural changes.

The principles of motivational intervieiwng are: 

  • express and show empathy

  • support and develop discrepancy

  • deal with resistance

  • support self efficacy

  • developing autonomy

 

With Motivational Interviewing training, healthcare professionals can help empower patients to actively participate in making the best decisions about their health and treatment. (American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, Nov 12 2009 73 (7) 

HCPs are under increasing pressure in their work environment, from a variety of sources. The nature of their job itself can be stressful, along with having sometimes to care for patients who are suffering from mental health issues, violence, alcohol overuse, or drug use.

 

It is essential that the welfare and health of our HCPs are looked after and that HCPs have access to resources that support their health and welfare. If this is not the case, they cannot perform their roles to the best of their ability. 

 

Carers Wellbeing Workshops

Carers are at risk of compassion fatigue and tend to neglect their own physical and emotional health.  Our workshops assist carers in valuing their role as a carer and looking after their own identity and needs. We use research-informed tools to provide carers with intrinsic and practical wellbeing techniques individual to you as a carer and to your unique circumstances and schedule.

 

It is important that you take care of your own health, even if you are busy looking after someone else's health. Being healthy is not only important for you, but it also helps the person you care for too.

Contact us below to find out more.

Healthcare Professionals Wellbeing Workshop

Wellbeing Training equips healthcare organisations with a culture of wellbeing by providing staff with professional and personal self-care training, tools and techniques to support them in their daily work.