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Document ID (ISN)109271
CIS number 09-352
ISSN - Serial title 0958-479X - Safety and Health Practitioner
Year 2008
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Kelly T.
Title Split personality
Bibliographic information Oct. 2008, Vol.26, No.10, p.44-46. Illus. 11 ref.
Internet access 09-0352.pdf [in English]
Abstract The care-home environment presents special challenges for the safety and health practitioners, in particular because of the need to balance the concept of risk with aims of ensuring independence and dignity for a vulnerable group of elderly people. This article offers some advice for professionals in this sector.
Descriptors (primary) safety and health personnel; health care personnel; United Kingdom; long-term care facilities
Descriptors (secondary) hazard evaluation; cooperation; social aspects
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Health care services