To reduce threatening, violent and/or responsive behaviours by patients against HHS staff.
Components of the Behaviour Safety Risk Communication and Care Planning (BSR) program include implementing safety risk screening and communication alerts, creating patient BSR care plans, and applying interventions to mitigate risk. The program is currently being implemented at the Juravinski, Hamilton General, St. Peter’s, West Lincoln Memorial and McMaster Children’s hospitals, as well as the Urgent Care Centre. The CEBI team conducted an evaluation of the program implementation.
An article describing the implementation of the BSR program was published in Healthcare Quarterly (January 2021): https://www.longwoods.com/content/26392/healthcare-quarterly/developing-and-implementing-a-patient-behaviour-risk-screening-communication-and-care-planning-inte
For more information about the BSR program, please contact CEBI by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.