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Behaviour Assessment Unit (BAU) - Frequently Asked Questions

Please access the BAU Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) on unitED, based on Guided Orientation staff feedback.

June 21, 2022

Footscray

FHED - Winter Demand Model of Care

Commencing today, an additional six 'Blue Side' cubicles will be open at the Footscray Hospital Emergency Department (FHED) between 0700 - 2130. Click here to find out more about the FHED Winter Model of Care.

June 15, 2022

Sunshine

BAU, The Hub: Training and Orientation - Final Staff Webinar This Thursday

ED Leadership have organised hosted webinars as part of Training and Orientation for SHED Staff to the new MHAOD Accommodations (BAU and The Hub), Our fourth and final webinar is this Thursday the 9th of June from 2:00pm until 3:00pm. Please attend to hear all about our new ways of working in SHED, and ask any questions you may have to our expert panel.

June 06, 2022

Sunshine

BAU, The Hub: Training and Orientation - Staff Webinar #3 This Thursday

ED Leadership have organised hosted webinars as part of Training and Orientation for SHED Staff to the new MHAOD Accommodations (BAU and The Hub), Our third webinar is this Thursday the 2nd of June from 2:00pm until 3:00pm. Please attend to hear all about our new ways of working in SHED, and ask any questions you may have to our expert panel.

May 30, 2022

Sunshine

BAU, The Hub Training and Orientation - Staff Webinar #2 This Thursday

ED Leadership have organised hosted webinars as part of Training and Orientation for SHED Staff to the new MHAOD Accommodations (BAU and The Hub), Our second webinar is this Thursday the 26th of May from 2:00pm until 3:00pm. Please attend to hear all about our new ways of working in SHED, and ask any questions you may have to our expert panel.

May 26, 2022

Williamstown Sunshine Footscray

Don't Forget Your Flu Vax

Time to get your flu vax! Click here to find out more about Western Health's 2022 Influenza Prevention Program.

May 18, 2022

Sunshine

BAU, The Hub Training and Orientation - Staff Webinar This Thursday

As part of Training and Orientation for SHED Staff to the new MHAOD Accommodations (BAU and The Hub), ED Leadership have organised hosted webinars. Our first webinar is this Thursday the 19th of May from 2:00pm until 3:00pm. Please attend to hear all about our new ways of working in SHED, and ask any questions you may have to our expert panel.

May 16, 2022

Sunshine

Revamping the Ambulance Victoria Offload Model of Care at SHED

We are implementing changes to the way we manage the arrival of Ambulances at SHED

May 01, 2022

Sunshine

MHAOD Accommodations – Transitioning and Commissioning

Today we launch, the transitioning and commissioning program for the MHAOD accommodations in SHED (BAU and The Hub).

April 27, 2022

Introducing our first Mental Health Nurse Navigator - Victoria Howes

Introducing one of the newest members to our Sunshine ED team - Victoria Howes (prefers to be called Vic) who is our first Mental Health Nurse Navigator. Welcome to the Team Vic! Click here to read more about Vic and her role.

April 20, 2022

recognisED

recognisED, is our peer to peer recognition project.

In 2021, we aim to record 1000 individual incidents of peer to peer recognition. Please visit the recognisED page to learn more about how you can get involved.

Footscray

Who has been nominated from Footscray ED. Click here to change the recognition feed below.

Sunshine

Who has been nominated from Sunshine ED. Click here to change the recognition feed below.

Williamstown

Who has been nominated from Willimastown ED. Click here to change the recognition feed below.

Latest Nominees

Approachable and helpful senior reg on nights. Frequently checking in, and making sure everyone got food breaks. I felt very supported as a junior reg

Sam Law, Footscray

Very hard worker, who is proactive and shows initiative - just gets things done! Much appreciated by all staff and helps with flow of the department.

TROY (SSU PSA), Footscray

on the pm 24/11/2022 nat and i were really busy with high turn over in patients and Rowena assisted with all the patients and worked as a team player

rowena abary, Footscray

Sunny knows every member of staff by name and knows their coffee orders. He brings a smile to everyone's shift whilst maintaining eucaffeinaemia throughout the emergency department. We certainly botice when he is not there.

Sunny from Green Bag, Footscray

Sinead is the CHAMPION of keeping things stocked and clean. Thankyou for always looking out for the team xx

Sinead O'Brien, Footscray

Arthur's compassionate, considered approach to a troubled and challenging patient, and continued attempts to get them the help they needed, were a good demonstration of the CARES values.

Arthur Mantzaris, Footscray

Helped out assisting with fracture reduction in ED on very busy shift freeing up resources, thank you

Muqi, Orthopaedic Registrar, Footscray

Empathetic and collaborative mx of sick patient in ED, Todd arranged palliative care, led family discussions and advocated for patient needs

Todd, Urology Fellow, Footscray

Natalie has wonderful bedside manner with patients and is always more than willing to lend a hand to fellow colleagues. Even when everyone is run off their feet during a busy shift Natalie is there for emotional support and helps out whenever she has a spare minute. Thank you Nat!

Natalie Lay, Footscray

Fantastic team player and always eager to help her patients and other staff members!

Anna Reid, Footscray

Always supportive, friendly and approachable to everyone especially junior staff.

Duong Quan, Footscray

Anna is always ready to help the team.

Anna Reid, Footscray

Kruti is approchable, friendly, easy going and willing to help out - a beautiful team player!

Kruti Joshi, Footscray

Removing maggots from a patients eyes is a once in a nurses lifetime sort of experience and Chelsea handled it with such professionalism - an absolute legend!

Chelsea Cargill, Footscray

Tess keeps the morale high within the ED, able to sweeten the sour-est of patients, keep her cool in high stress situations, and make you laugh on a tough day - an asset to our team!

Tess Cully, Footscray

Sheri was very supportive of myself and other junior colleagues on recent night shifts. Very approachable and encouraging & a great team leader

Sheri Abramovic, Footscray

Cass doesn't hesitate to help others, always ready and willing to assist her colleagues. Thank you for your help during that Sunday AM, your a legend.

Cass Hutchinson-Kern, Footscray

Excellent team player whilst on nights at the weekend. Great communication & really proactive in seeing patients! Pleasure to work with :)

Cat Thompson, Footscray

Communicated well in Fast track with team and patients Approachable

Emily Brotherton, Footscray

Always approachable and makes time to help even when I know she’s busy. It’s always a relief when I see Skye working !

Skye ?? (ED Nurse/Legend), Footscray

Excellent advocacy for patient who was unwell, escalation of deteriorating patient

Mutena and Haley (resus nurses), Footscray

Thanks for helping me sort a patient on Tueday! Great team player!

Declan McLaughlin, Footscray

Su's commitment to education of the HMO cohort at FED has been very much appreciated and highlighted by the most recent group of HMOs. He ensures they receive good quality education and are engaged at the weekly Wednesday sessions and that they are not disadvantaged by their being remote from the Sunshine presentations.

Dr Su Pham, Footscray

Anna is always willing to help senior and junior staff members. She is supportive and caring and displays this through all her endeavors at work.

anna reid, Footscray

Consistently friendly, approachable, and supportive to all junior medical staff regardless of how busy/chaotic the department becomes

Franco Schreve, Footscray

Consistently friendly, approachable, and supportive to all junior medical staff regardless of how busy/chaotic the department becomes

Franco Schreve, Footscray

Tess is an approachable member of staff who always shows initiative helping others on busy shifts!

Tess Cully, Footscray

Chris is always very friendly and approachable. He always takes the time to listen and assist in any way he can which has been very much appreciated on some very busy night shifts!

Chris Pham, Footscray

Mutena is an approachable and friendly staff member, who always manages to brighten up my day and those around her. She's a team player & a great asset to FED!

Mutena Scudamore, Footscray

Thanks to the nursing team for your hard work on this shift you all acted promptly and efficiently to get handovers done and patients moved

Am shift Nurses 15/11, Footscray

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