Healthcare Myth: Kill them with Kindness

Kill them with Kindness? Joel Lashley from Vistelar The things we do to make our environments more peaceful, and more therapeutic, and less compatible with violence, sometimes can work against us, and those are the myths that we want to explore. And the first myth I...

Healthcare Myth: Violence is Part of the Job

Violence is part of the job? Joel Lashley from Vistelar Another myth that gets us in so much trouble is the myth that violence is part of the job in health care. From a certain point of view, that’s absolutely true. I mean, health care providers are five to...

Healthcare Myth: If I say something, it will make things worse

If I say something, it will make things worse? Joel Lashley from Vistelar If you’ve been a healthcare provider, you no doubt have heard someone say that “if I say something, it’ll make things worse.”  As a matter of fact, you might be giving...

Complexity gives us learning; simplicity gives us performance in Conflict Management

Chop, Chop, Chopping your conflict management or physical intervention training into bite-size bits and hoping they build up to learned behaviours? Henri Poincare said that “Science is built of facts the way a house is built of bricks: but an accumulation of...