Safety risks associated with physical interactions between patients and caregivers during treatment and care delivery in home care settings: a systematic review.
Approach to Improving Safety
- Device-related Complications
- Fatigue and Sleep Deprivation
- Medical Complications
- Psychological and Social Complications
Setting of Care
Adverse events are thought to be common in patients receiving home health care. This systematic review defined home care safety risks for both patients and caregivers, including awkward working positions, social distractions, abuse and violence, and other issues that are relatively unique to this care setting.