The visiting nurses are based in the community and often go to homes of patients to provide nursing services. The care home health are a convenience for patients who are not mobile, but visiting nurses should exercise caution when it comes to providing such assistance. By understanding some safety concerns, visiting nurses can protect themselves and avoid dangerous situations.
Neighborhoods with high crime rates
Some patients may live in neighborhoods that are not as safe as others and visiting nurses must go to them. During this trip, the visiting nurse must be aware of the security risks in high-crime neighborhoods, such as walking from the car to the patient’s home in the dark or driving on streets with gang presence. Violence and crime are dangerous for the visiting nurses, especially when it gets dark outside. Continue reading “Security Concerns for visiting nurses”