Resident-to-resident harm in care homes and residential settings

SCIE to look at the research evidence to establish what techniques and practices might be considered best practice in this area of work. Unfortunately, the research review found little in the way of evidence to support good practice in this area.

Specifically, this report aims to identify current research, policy and practice about resident-to-resident abuse in care homes. The report explores:

  • Definitions and types of resident-to-resident abuse
  • Prevalence of resident-to-resident abuse
  • Risk factors for resident-to-resident abuse
  • Prevention of and interventions for resident-to-resident abuse
  • Research gaps
  • Potential case studies

SCIE source: HERE

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Published by Residential Forum

The Residential Forum is to promote the achievement of high standards of care and support for children and adults living in residential care and nursing homes, supported housing, residential schools and colleges, hospices and hostels. It contributes to improving the quality of service to the public. Members of the Forum are people of standing and experience drawn from the public, private and voluntary sectors, as well as some who can speak for service users and carers.

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