TITLE

Disparity in reports of violent incidents leads to call for national record system

PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
Community Care;5/6/2010, Issue 1817, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the reported disparities in the number of violent incidents against social care staff in England. As revealed by the Community Care investigation, it cites on different records of councils from Staffordshire, Hertfordshire, and Cumbria. According to Ruth Cartwright, British Association of Social Workers' joint manager, the inequality reflects major under-reporting. It notes that a national system need is the only way to expose the true degree such incidents.
ACCESSION #
51151833

 

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