Care Home Safe Holding: 72-year old woman died after assault by fellow resident

A 72-YEAR-OLD grandmother died 13 days after being attacked at a care home. Maureen Shone, 72, was found by staff on the floor of her bedroom in Trentham, Staffordshire after being brutally assaulted by a male patient. Staff found the attacker near Mrs Shone’s...

Hospital Violence Reduction – Permission to Intervene

Hospital Violence Reduction Personal Factors In some environments, there is sometimes still a question about whether a security officer or a nurse who uses force in a situation could rely on the backing of his/her management, and/or the backing of the hospital, if...