Violence in municipal care of older people in Sweden as perceived by registered nurses.

@article{Josefsson2007ViolenceIM,
  title={Violence in municipal care of older people in Sweden as perceived by registered nurses.},
  author={Karin Weman Josefsson and Lars Sonde and Tarja-Brita Robins Wahlin},
  journal={Journal of clinical nursing},
  year={2007},
  volume={16 5},
  pages={900-10}
}
AIMS The main aim was to describe registered nurses' perceptions of violence and threats, as well as their access to prevention measures and routines for handling violent behaviour in municipal care of older people. Another aim was to compare nurses' perceptions working solely in dementia care with those working in general elder care where older people have diverse diagnoses. BACKGROUND Violence is often reported in care of older people. The development of dementia units and the… CONTINUE READING

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