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A provincial study of hospital in-patient staff who work with people with developmental disabilities in Ontario

2011

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A Study of Hospital In-patient Staff Who Work with People with Developmental Disabilities in Ontario 1 The Experience of Client Aggression And Its Emotional Impact on Staff Review of Methods and Data Collection Hospital in-patient units that admit people with DD were invited to participate in this study. [...] A Study of Hospital In-patient Staff Who Work with People with Developmental Disabilities in Ontario 2 The Experience of Client Aggression And Its Emotional Impact on Staff Description of Participating Staff Demographic Characteristics. [...] FACTS: • While most staff were aware of workplace resources to support staff with difficulties related to client aggression, only a minority of those who reported experiencing difficulties had accessed resources (e.g., employee assistance A Study of Hospital In-patient Staff Who Work with People with Developmental Disabilities in Ontario 4 The Experience of Client Aggression And Its Emotional Impa [...] A Study of Hospital In-patient Staff Who Work with People with Developmental Disabilities in Ontario 5 The Experience of Client Aggression And Its Emotional Impact on Staff We suggest that this report be shared with stakeholders in the sector, from staff to employers to policy makers to stimulate discussion and reflection on these issues. [...] A Study of Hospital In-patient Staff Who Work with People with Developmental Disabilities in Ontario 6 The Experience of Client Aggression And Its Emotional Impact on Staff Figure 2. Distribution of staff reported frequency of client aggression 7.3% 9.1% Frequency of Aggression 34.5% Never <1/month 1-3/month 1-2/week 25.5% Almost every day 23.6% Physical and Emotional Impact on Staff Impact on Wor

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