Tips to keep long-term care facilities safe

August 9, 2019

The trend of younger people with serious mental illness getting treatment in senior living and care settings is contributing to an increase in violence in these facilities, according to an article on the McKnight’s Senior Living website.

 

Tips for an effective response to incidents, include:

  • Adopt a zero-tolerance policy
  • Implement a violence prevention program
  • Train staff to spot danger signs
  • Develop crisis-intervention procedures
  • Use surveillance equipment

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