October 24, 2021
The future of healthcare is person-centered care! What does that mean? And how do we do it? It involves having some clinical bravery. Bravery to understand the philosophy of how we practice and stay true to it. Bravery relinquish clinical control to others Bravery to continually reflect on how we could do better Bravery to consider that we aren't the expert in this situation Claire Killingback (amazing physio name) joins us to discuss how she is shaping the physios of the future to practice this way, and how we can do it too. In this chat we talk through; Setting up university physiotherapy program for physios of the future The philosophy of person centered care How person centered care is different from patient centered care Clinical bravery The role of systems and environments in shaping care The continuum of person centered practice Learning when to stop people Assessing as a narrative as opposed to a list The philisophical underpinnings of how you want to practice Using your philosophy to shape your career path Reconceptualising physiotherapy identities Letting go of control Understanding who the expert is Physiosplaining Reflecting on our practice ...
January 16, 2022
How have your beliefs about the healthcare you deliver evolved over the time you’ve been practicing? What’s shaped that evolution? How do you try to consciously evolve your beliefs? Do you spend too much attention on the doing side of health that you miss the being side of health? Mark Stolow, CJO of Huddol had a deep conversation with me about these questions and many more. And don’t worry, it wasn’t just questions, he offered up some great practical ways that we can answer them in our own practice. In this episode we talk through Healthcare is the art of honouring our state of being in the world Our evolving understanding of health at our individual level Our evolving understanding of health at a collective level Improving health through improving ability to make sense of the world How health providers fit into the being side of health and the doing side of health Moving out of an either or mindset in regards to health Incorporating science into our broader understanding of the human experience There is no singular healthcare truth How to operate from an integral perspective in healthcare Baking a healthcare cake Letting go of old beliefs that are no longer helpful Why we shouldn’t just try and build a better mousetrap What is informing who I believe I am? If you enjoyed this episode and want to dive deeper into learning these skills with likeminded health professionals then you’ll want to consider joining the Art of Healthcare Team ...
January 31, 2022
We need to develop personally at least as much as we need to develop professionally if we want to deliver great healthcare. I’m joined by Grant Downie OBE, medical and performance specialist consultant. He is also a physiotherapist and mentor for people wanting to improve their leadership and communication skills. Today we talk through Every day is a school dayBroadening our experiences through learning about othersLearning for curiosity NOT perfectionAdvancing our learning past the fear of getting thring wrongPushing the boundaries and waiting for the science to catch upUsing scientific principles AND remember you are an artistWhy Grant has never treated an injury in his lifeThe art of changing the metaphorNot using belittling languageBroadening our vision of the person past the pathologyDeveloping our emotional intelligenceSeeking help ourselvesTrying to solve problems we need to learn how to manage insteadShowing your own vulnerabilitiesNot telling people how to see the world, but trying to understand how they see itUnderstanding your strengths and working on themCreating personal development plans as well as professional development plansFiguring out how to treat the person opposite you the way they want to be treated ...