Can warm collaborative community cultures survive a strict pandemic focus on clinical safety?
The best workplace cultures enable everyone to have a say and contribute to team success. But what happens when autocratic clinical safety controls are implemented to take charge and save lives? Will a workplace’s collaborative workplace culture recover after they have weathered the strict controls of pandemic management?
It takes years to develop a trusted culture where management, staff and customers are working together to achieve shared outcomes. Can these best practice workplace essentials recover quickly when individual freedoms and collective options are once again able to be promoted after the pandemic is over?
Warrigal refreshed its well-known workplace culture during the first year of the pandemic to ensure all staff could continue to contribute to team success without any compromise of clinical standards and control.
Hear the tips, traps and recent culture change experiences of an organisation that has been obsessed with its people and its culture for more than 10 years.
This journey will relate to anyone who wants to bring out the best in a team of people.
Mark Sewell has a background in Govt and Non-Govt Disability, Child Protection and Aged care Management. He is qualified with a Bachelor of Social Science in Sociology and an MBA in Business Law. He is currently the CEO of Warrigal that has 25 integrated services across NSW and ACT operating care homes, villages and home care services. Mark volunteers on a number of voluntary boards including the national board of ACSA.