I made a child cry!

‘Today I made a child cry’, I tweeted a while back on the PHASE Tweeter page. That tweet should not have made it to the tweeter sphere, but it did because it has significance with the way I carry my duty as a support worker. I am not employed to make children cry. That is not the role of a …

How Important is Emotional Intelligence to your work-life balance?

The last blog looked at Emotional Intelligence (EI) is and its effects on future employee suitability. EI is an individual’s capacity to recognise their own and other people’s emotions, to discriminate between different feelings and label them appropriately. EI uses emotional information to guide thinking and behaviour and to manage and adjust emotions to adapt environments or achieve goals. EI …

Power of Mindset

The Paralympic Games is the multi-sports event involving athletes with a range of disabilities. These disabilities range from impaired muscle power (dystrophy, quadriplegia, paraplegia), limb deficiency(amputation), reduced the passive range of movement, short stature, and leg length differences. The Paralympics have grown since its inception around 1948 by a group of World War II veterans. Paralympians strive for equal recognition …

Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence (EI) is the new yardstick for future jobs marketability. This is the capacity of individuals to recognise their own, and other people’s emotions, to discriminate between different feelings and label them appropriately, to use emotional information to guide thinking and behavior and to manage and adjust emotions to adapt environments or achieve one’s goals. EI defies the belief …

R U OK Day

Today is R U Ok day here in Australia. Ask a mate, are you Ok? The idea behind R U Ok day is to start conversation with people who are close to us when we notice that there is something unusual about their life and were are concerned things are not the way they used to be before. You could …

Welcome to PHASE

Hello and welcome to PHASE very first blog post. You may be wondering, who is PHASE ?. Well, PHASE is short for Perth Healthcare and Support Enterprise. We are a Perth based temporal staffing agency that services the disability and aged care industry. PHASE is bound by the guiding principles contained in the WA Disability Health Framework – Improving the …