Safe Patient Handling Research

Efforts to reduce injuries associated with patient handling are often based on tradition and personal experience rather than scientific evidence. The paper linked below summarizes current evidence for interventions designed to reduce caregiver injuries, a significant problem for decades. Despite strong evidence, published over three decades, the most commonly used strategies have strong evidence that demonstrateContinue reading “Safe Patient Handling Research”

Take Action on Safe Staffing

Safe staffing and patient safety are our top concerns as healthcare professionals. You can have a direct effect on Jackson’s staffing decisions by joining the campaign to report every instance where patient safety could be compromised by insufficient staffing. Below are the steps you should take if you believe unsafe staffing is occuring in yourContinue reading “Take Action on Safe Staffing”