2018 CLAIMS & ANTI-FRAUD ANNUAL CONFERENCE

Session Overview Assessment of practices and processes of today and tomorrow. How next practices are about our imagination; invention and innovation. The goal of the session is to determine how we move forward to identify thoses next practices that will help to...

Medical cannabis : Accomodating Employees

The Situation The use of medical cannabis in Canada is on the rise. Health Canada projects that the country’s number of medical cannabis users could grow by as many as 450,000 in the next decade. Medical cannabis is being prescribed to help manage a wide...

RECOGNIZING AND MANAGING MENTAL HEALTH IN THE WORKPLACE

With the increasing complexity of disability claims and associated legislative changes, the need for skill development has never been more apparent. The skills associated with the management of claims and work absences have expanded exponentially in the past decade....

Wellness Workshops | Banyan Learning Platform

The Wellness Workshops are one-on-one educational workshops that teach individuals coping skills and strategies on subjects that impact Mental Health. They are effective in assisting individuals who are struggling at work or preparing to return to a gainful...

Colorectal Cancer Month

The Stats Colorectal cancer just doesn’t seem to get much publicity, which is unfortunate, given that it is the second most common cause of cancer death for males and the third most common for women. The Canadian Cancer Society informs us that one in 14 men and one in...

Heart Month

The Stats Get your tape measure! It seems that there is a higher risk for heart disease and stroke for people with larger waist measurements – more than 35 inches for women and more than 40 inches for men, according to the American National Institutes of Health....

Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

With mental health awareness on the rise, the cost of mental health care to Canadians each year is currently $10.4 billion. Each week, there are 355,000 disability cases for mental health alone. In our field, can we afford not to take notice when the cost of mental...