Violence in nursing homes: perceptions of female caregivers.

  title={Violence in nursing homes: perceptions of female caregivers.},
  author={Ulf Isaksson and Stefan U. {\AA}str{\"o}m and Ulla H{\"a}llgren Graneheim},
  journal={Journal of clinical nursing},
  volume={17 12},
AIM This study illuminates how female caregivers in nursing home perceive violence. BACKGROUND Previous studies have focused on prevalence and types of violence and injuries in various settings and among various professionals. There are, however, few studies that examine how caregivers perceive violence. METHODS Forty-one female caregivers at nursing homes were asked to reflect on a vignette containing a situation where a female caregiver is exposed to violence from a male resident. The… CONTINUE READING

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