Incidence of violence towards staff caring for the elderly.

  title={Incidence of violence towards staff caring for the elderly.},
  author={Sture {\AA}str{\"o}m and G{\"o}sta Bucht and Martin Eisemann and Astrid Norberg and Britt-Inger Saveman},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of caring sciences},
  volume={16 1},
A survey study concerning violence was conducted among staff (n=506) working with the elderly in residential settings and ordinary homes. The major aim of the study was to investigate the incidence of violence directed towards staff by elderly people living in residential settings. Furthermore, associations between the number of violent incidents and gender, age, year in service, year at present place of work, education of the staff, type of setting, the frequency and type of violence as well… CONTINUE READING

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