Hey Doc, Did You Wash Your Hands?

Hey Doc, Did You Wash Your Hands?

Incredibly, doctors, nurses and other medical professionals are not washing their hands enough at work. Several studies across Canada have found that medical professionals are not meeting the requirements of hand-washing protocols at our hospitals, clinics, offices and personal-care homes.

Introduction to CBSM webinar

Introduction to CBSM webinar

I am conducting a CBSM webinar on December 8th, 2011. You can find out more and register here. (http://events NULL.r20 NULL.constantcontact NULL.com/register/event?llr=p6fsecgab&oeidk=a07e5av91997e177c55) All you need for the webinar is access to a computer with sound, and a microphone if you

Bad Prompts!

Take a look at this picture. The sign on the left says that there is no smoking within 16 feet of the doorway, and cites Halifax Regional Municipality’s by-law. The other sign, just a few feet away, encourages smokers to

Prompts, Prompts, Everywhere Prompts

I spend a lot of time in hotel rooms. And years ago hotels started putting a sign in the washroom like the one you see here. They are a good example of behaviour-changing prompts. Imagine all of the water and

Simple But Effective CBSM Campaigns

To foster sustainable behaviour, we sometimes use the simplest, but very effective, tools. For instance prompts, like the sign that tells the last person to leave a room to turn out the lights, or this sign telling visitors near Peggy’s