Workplace violence and its impact on healthcare and community services providers is a growing concern. Care providers are at increased risk of physical and/or psychological injury because of their close interaction with clients or residents that may demonstrate aggressive and/or
AWARE-NS in partnership with sector stakeholders and partners have developed a Workplace Violence prevention program. The reality is that organizations have difficulty implementing workplace violence legislation. They need support and guidance in key components including
written policies, risk assessment, control measures and staff training. In healthcare, the communication of potential risk of violence to caregivers remains a complex issue.
Learn more about the WPV Program Standard, the Key components and how to get started in developing WPV best practice in your organization.