The assessment form to be used by those wishing to screen patients using the V-Risk-10 system.
The home site for the Broset violence assessment and features the 6-item checklist and academic research supporting it.
Safe-handling guide for agitated or aggressive behaviour. The Workers’ Compensation Board of Nova Scotia has adopted a model for handling home care clients, which includes assessing patients for agitation and aggression.
NSHRF was contracted by the Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness to provide synthesis on the topic of balancing worker safety and patient / client / resident confidentiality with respect to communicating risk posed by patients to staff.
The ICRA toolkit has been developed to help identify behaviours and triggers associated with increased risk of violence so prevention measures for staff and the client may be taken. The toolkit contains:
1. A Violence Assessment Tool – includes risk indicators, a risk rating scale and a list of potential triggers
2. A list of suggested control interventions
3. A sample policy
This toolkit addresses individual client risk assessment and has been developed to help identify behaviours and triggers associated with increased risk of violence so prevention measures for staff and the client may be taken.
This flagging handbook provides practical tools and information that will help organizations develop a sustainable flagging-alert program that focuses on providing quality preventative care.
The purpose of this procedure is to have a visible warning system for all staff, physicians and volunteers, for patients who have or who have the potential to act violently.
In the past three years CAMH has successfully setup an Integrated Care Pathway (ICP) program and developed and implemented seven ICPs for specific conditions and patient groups, including the first related to the diagnosis of ‘Dementia – Agitation and Aggression’.
The patient assessment system currently in use at the Prairie Mountain Health regional authority.
A guide from the Violence Prevention Advisory Group, which overviews three different examples of behaviour documentation tools.
The Short-Term Assessment of Risk and Treatability at the BC Mental Health and Addiction Services (BCMHAS) is a 20-item clinical guide for the dynamic assessment of seven risk domains (violence to others, suicide, self-harm, self-neglect, unauthorized absence, substance abuse and victimization).
The Point of Care Assessment was created to help you continually assess risk, which includes a series of questions to ask yourself about the patient, the environment, the task and yourself.