Creating a Non-Escalatory/Safe Culture is far more than simply using a “Technique”

Hi All, Please see this valuable article about violence in healthcare.  It’s a useful article in that it highlights the growing violence which healthcare professionals must face every day.  Healthcare in the present era is not the healthcare of our parents and grandparents.  Most nurses today experience levels of anxiety and aggression in patients and visitors that simply did not exist years ago to the … Continue reading Creating a Non-Escalatory/Safe Culture is far more than simply using a “Technique”

Violence Against Healthcare Workers

Hi All, Please see this post over at the Vistelar blog. It references a Radio Health Journal audio post regarding violence against healthcare workers. I have worked in law enforcement, and then later, in healthcare security management.  I have seen the atmosphere in hospitals change dramatically in the last approximate 5 years.  At one time, violence in a hospital was relatively rare. People treated hospitals … Continue reading Violence Against Healthcare Workers