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Caring safely

  • Lucy Fletcher
  • Paul Buka
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Abstract

‘To care for someone is to supply protection and preservation’ (Kitson et al. 1992, p. 30). The very word ‘caring’ implies that the client should come to no harm, whether in hospital or in any other residential setting. The preservation of the client’s safety, and that of the health care workers delivering care, is a topic of major importance and as such is recognised by legislation.

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© Lucy Fletcher and Paul Buka 1999

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  • Lucy Fletcher
  • Paul Buka

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