September 9, 2013

Aggression Against Care Staff - What Are The Reasons?

Following its comprehensive survey on violence against social care workers, Community Care takes a deeper look at the reasons for aggression towards social care staff.

The survey found that 80% of respondants had experienced a verbal or physical attack during the previous year. Dr Siobhan Laird from the Centre for Social Work at the University of Nottingham examines some of the reasons for this behaviour.