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Training Offers Strategies to Create Peer Support Teams

On July 24, Gerald Lewis, PhD, led more than a dozen acute care hospital representatives in a day-long Peer Resiliency Support Training - Caring for the Caretakers program at CHA.  The program is part of the statewide Safer Hospitals Initiative, which is developing strategies to enhance worker safety, minimize workplace violence, and facilitate the adoption of peer-to-peer support programs for healthcare workers and team members who experience on-the-job trauma.

 

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Palliative Care Programs in the Spotlight

Connecticut’s hospitals and health systems are among a growing number nationwide that are offering palliative care programs; two have recently garnered national recognition for their programs.

 

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State Relaunches Lead Awareness Campaign

The Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) has relaunched its campaign to educate parents on the dangers of childhood lead poisoning and the steps that can be taken to prevent exposure to lead.  The CDC-funded campaign, airing in both English and Spanish, is expected to run through early September.

 

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