Perceptions and implications of violence from care home residents with dementia: a review and commentary.

@article{Scott2011PerceptionsAI,
  title={Perceptions and implications of violence from care home residents with dementia: a review and commentary.},
  author={Ann Scott and Assumpta Ryan and I. D. James and Elizabeth A. Mitchell},
  journal={International journal of older people nursing},
  year={2011},
  volume={6 2},
  pages={110-22}
}
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES This paper presents a critical review of the literature related to the violence staff in care homes experience from people with dementia. It attempts to identify the psychological consequences abuse has on care workers and the implications this has for practice. BACKGROUND Abuse in the form of violence or aggression against healthcare professionals is not new. However, when this is from residents with dementia in care homes it is considered to be part of the job… CONTINUE READING

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