Special security workers to reduce violence, increase empathy at health care facilities

My Campbell River Now

The province has made good on a promise last year to hire more specialized security for BC hospitals. Today Adrian Dix says 320 new “relational security” workers have been hired for all 26 hospitals and health care sites identified last year as priorities, including a mental health facility in Cowichan. The new security workers have received training in workplace violence prevention and mental health, as well as trauma-informed training to guide their interactions with patients, families, clients and colleagues. Read more…

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