Positive Workplace Day 2016

Comments written on strips and left on copper structures and notice boards at each of our 4 sites: Sunbury, Williamstown, Footscray and Sunshine.

  • Helping one another
  • Celebrating together
  • Lots of Laughter
  • Decrease sick leave
  • Calling out bad behaviour
  • Culture of inclusiveness
  • Acknowledging hard work / tough shifts “huddle together”
  • Absenteeism down
  • Feel valued
  • Enjoy coming to work
  • Respectful comms
  • Don’t regret Mondays
  • sense of purpose
  • Happy, Smiling, fun, goal orientated
  • Be part of a great team that supports each other
  • Enjoying coming to work
  • Safe
  • Respected
  • Team inclusion
  • Supportive team mates
  • Celebrates cusses
  • Honest
  • Equal Voice
  • Recognition
  • Respectful
  • Time for discussions / reflections
  • Be and feel safe
  • Be a part of the team
  • Having a voice
  • Praise and thank you in real time each other
  • Role model behaviours
  • A smiling face and a helping hand
  • Positive outlook Smile
  • Teamwork
  • Respect
  • Events and activities including “Step to it Sunbury” create a positive work environment by increasing morale and building good relationships between colleagues
  • Positive attitude
  • Team work
  • Communication
  • Good team work
  • Being happy
  • Feeling supported
  • Feeling valued
  • Want to come to work
  • Great attitude and friendly smiles
  • Treating each other with RESPECT
  • Appropriate communication
  • People who are easy to approach and offer help
  • Recognition of good work – inspire awards were great!
  • Recognising peoples skills
  • Laughter
  • Professional development opportunities
  • A supportive team, who are friendly and willing to help
  • Able to acknowledge each other when good things occur
  • Is a place where you look forward to coming to work each day
  • It’s a place where you feel supported by your colleagues
  • It’s a place where you feel you want to give your all for the good of the patients and your colleagues
  • A Supportive team who work together to achieve best outcomes for all
  • A happy vibrant environment
  • A workplace where people feel supported and appreciated
  • A harmonious place where all staff are appreciated for their contribution towards patient care. All staff are valuable assets to the organisation
  • A supportive team working towards a common goal. Acknowledging team member input
  • Being trusted, valued, respected.
  • working with a wonderful team to the best of my ability in a safe environment
  • Respect, support & positive teamwork
  • Where employees like to come in to work. If they are not able to come in to work for some reason, they will miss their workplace.
  • More feeling fresh and energetic while working in positive workplace, they will be able to contribute 200%
  • One where people support and encourage each other.
  • One where people look forward to coming to work
  • A place that is safe and pleasant to be for staff and patients alike.
  • A place where all receive care, consideration and acknowledgement
  • Respectful behaviour
  • Good team work
  • Good leadership and professionalism
  • Recognition of hard work and acknowledgement of effort
  • Teamwork
  • Supportive co-workers
  • Transparency in the workplace
  • Common goals
  • Positive feedback and support one another in stressful situations
  • A place where you feel respected and valued for the work you do
  • Patients / staff all treated with respect, shown care and compassion
  • Support and respect towards our colleagues
  • Great leadership, great teamwork, engagement. It means I want to come to work and do a good job every day
  • We try and celebrate everyone’s special events to make everyone feel valued in-turn making a happy and positive environment for all
  • We always show that we care in all our actions towards both patients and staff
  • We treat everyone as an individual and provide care that is needed for each patient
  • A positive workplace supports the care provided as patients regularly comment that we are all happy and look like we enjoy our jobs. A smile makes such a difference to a patients experience
  • More fun in the workplace
  • Feeling like part of a team that support each other
  • Helping one another
  • Respect staff members
  • When you see someone without a smile, give them one of yours
  • Being supportive
    Happy staff work well. Bullying causes stress and distraction from work
  • Smile, Be nice, have a good attitude
  • Respect, helping each other and good team work
  • Being supportive of one another compassion
  • Speaking in a kind manner to everyone
  • Accept and recognise individuals skills despite level of “seniority” especially in nursing
  • Show respect to one another
  • Bring your best game and your best face to work and people will reward you in kind
  • Being sensitive, aware and alert
  • Good morale amongst staff promotes good morale everywhere!
  • Respect for volunteers from staff
  • Give support to one another
  • Happier staff, warm atmosphere, patients notice. Less stress / sick leave
  • By providing a safe, friendly and positive environment
  • By not stressing out the staff and patients
  • Being happy to come to work. Smiling, caring respect for others and yourself
  • Respect one another
  • Good, happy workplace support and good environment provides a healthy, effective care where clients / patients become happy and they come and bring positive feedback which will also bring positive outcomes to the workplace. It goes around and around.
  • A positive workplace environment can promote health and wellbeing of patients through safe nursing practice and interventions.
  • Working and collaborating with motivated and enthusiastic people
  • We can spend our time being focused more on our patients care
  • Positive workplace increase staff satisfaction and wellbeing
  • Improves staff work performance
  • Reduce errors, incidents and sick leave
  • Improve safe practice and skill mix (by reducing Sick Leave)
  • Positive workplace improves communication which improves patient care
  • Working with positive and innovative people
  • Finding, listening to staff, making change rewardingSave
  • Happy staff and patients
  • Good working environment
  • Fun
  • Feeling supported
  • Work life balance
  • Supportive environment
  • Supportive staff
  • Positive, happy environment
  • Friendly environment
  • Best care practice
  • Positive culture
  • High standard of care provided by staff
  • Developing good relationships with other staff
  • Striving for excellence in clinical care
  • Improving patient’s lives (quality of life)
  • Embracing different cultures / foods
  • Developing friendships with staff
  • Variety of view points – you can have different ideas / experiences (for eg. Multilingual staff / cultural background). Employees from multicultural background bring individual talents and variety of experience that are flexible to accommodate client demands
  • To speak and listen to people that work on the floor
  • Lead by example
  • Treat everyone equally. Be sensitive to each others feelings
  • Communication, it builds the team cohesion
  • Asking if someone needs help
  • Smiles
  • Cultural awareness
  • Listening
  • Laughter
  • Giving compliments
  • Exposes us to different perspectives / ideas
  • Makes us more in tune with the population we care for
  • Keeps things interesting / promotes new learning and innovation
  • Staff Influence change and improvement
  • Working as a team
  • Saying thank you and please
  • Acceptance
  • Are you alright?
  • Modelling the behaviour we expect from others
  • One person is not more important than another
  • Trust and respect between all levels of staff
  • Promote care values
  • Be kind
  • A beautiful mosaic of the world
  • Workplace free of bullying and harassment
  • Teamwork – one for all and all for one
  • Accepting everyone for who they are. Respecting others differences
  • Treat everyone equally
  • Being energetic and happy to be in positive workplace with diversity, one will be able to contribute 200%
  • Humour / positive communication
  • Proud to work for positive organisation
  • Increasing awareness, avoiding discrimination. “Stronger Together = Teamwork”
  • More understanding, tolerance and acceptance, love of other cultures
  • Laughing, teamwork, support, solutions; kicking goals; understanding!
  • Many different ideas and points of view to help make problem solving and patient care innovative, effective and personal
  • Working together
  • Tolerance, education, comprehension and compassion
  • People bring different experiences and values that can influence others positively
  • workplace diversity = new ways of doing / thinking!
  • Diversity in the workplace gives us the opportunity to develop friendships and professional relationships with all different ethnic, cultural, gender and age colleagues. This gives us a deeper understanding and respect for all people. Diversity makes our workplace a much more interesting and colourful place
  • We can all learn from each other – no one person has all the answers. Listen – you never know what the quietest person can say to inspire you
  • A team stands up for what is right for the patient
  • Work as a team to achieve a common goal!!!
  • It gives WH a greater variety of resources, solutions to problems, knowledge, talent, experience, viewpoints and effectiveness.
  • Diversity in the workplace is a positive thing. We can all learn from different backgrounds and with us learning these different things makes for a more harmonious workplace
  • Lots of different foods brought in to try
  • Different / new ideas
  • People become more aware and understanding of different cultures
  • More acceptance of different cultures
  • Understanding different cultures, languages and traditions both with patient and staff
  • Encouraging staff to share their experiences and knowledge
  • To respect each other and out differences

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