Presentation on theme: "SUSTAINABLE ACTION PLANNING Sustainable action planning in occupational therapy Ben Whittaker 21 st November 2014 1."— Presentation transcript:
SUSTAINABLE ACTION PLANNING Sustainable action planning in occupational therapy Ben Whittaker 21 st November 2014 1
SAP is… …a programme to support clinical teams in taking action for sustainability through helping them to: o learn about sustainable healthcare o focus in on their priorities o put together a sustainable action plan o create a culture of ongoing improvement 2
Clinical practice Local systems Clinical practice o prevention, supporting patient self care o preparation for health effects of climate change Local systems Clinical practice o prevention, supporting patient self care o preparation for health effects of climate change Local systems o energy, travel, water, waste o medical supplies (drugs & equipment) o non-medical supplies (e.g. food, laundry, paper) o improvements in the way we do things Sustainable healthcare What can teams do? procurement / consumption 4
Workshop One Goal Team agreement on 1-2 issues to tackle first Agenda 1. Introduction to environment and health Environment and health Climate change 2. NHS sustainable development Actions for whole Trusts Actions taken by other teams 3. Discussion: priorities for your team 7
Workshop 2 8 Goals A sustainable action plan! Plan for ongoing improvement Agenda 1. Exploring your chosen areas: Describing how the process works today Brainstorming problems and ideas 2. Actions 3. Ongoing improvement Managing implementation and monitoring
RENAL UNIT AT TRELISKE HOSPITAL: DATA AFTER 2 YEARS Food waste 35% to <5% Linen down by 70% Reduced packaging. Recycled cardboard down by 65% Reduced deliveries 50% (mileage) Reduced ambulance journeys & mileage. Now zero abort costs Waiting times <30 minutes from 55 minutes. Overall 50% less waiting Improving patient experience and morale Better place to work, attendance >4% Reduced carbon >52 tonnes CO 2 e Cost avoidance running at £57,500 p.a. = £2,300 per employee
What are you most concerned about personally? What are the other priorities for the team? What are your team’s biggest environmental impacts likely to be? What can you influence? 11 Where are you today?
Ongoing improvement Obtaining senior backing for our action plan Structuring our progress review meeting Consolidating team buy-in Securing cooperation from other departments Celebrating our success 12
13 Sustainability – why take action? “We’ll do it better tomorrow, and better still the day after”
Improved patient care & experience Nicer place to work Reduced carbon in everything we do and use Resilience Sustainable healthcare 14 Why take action?
Discussion Can occupational therapists make a difference? Where could you make most impact? What are the barriers, and what would help you to overcome these? Questions about SAP 15
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