Lastly getting local communities involved in campaigns to stop violence in the

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developed to assist the facilities to adopt this prevention act. Lastly, getting local communities involved in campaigns to stop violence in the healthcare setting would be vital to the success of this prevention act. When the healthcare workers realize that their community is behind them and support their efforts in caring for their loved ones, reporting, training and education would increase. Educating the public on the need
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POLICY, POLITICS & GLOBAL TRENDS 12 for a change on how violence is handled in the healthcare setting will give them also a sense of safety when they are seeking care. Success of the Policy Brief The true success of the Health Care Worker Violence Prevention Act will come with the reduction of healthcare violence in local facilities, and at the state level. But first, the policy brief must be passed and ultimately made into law. This starts with bill sponsorship. Once this is accomplished, the local decision makers will take the policy to committee and budgetary leaders. This is the area where the policy will be provided the necessary financial backing and thus moved into Congress for debate. Here the policy will be reviewed, debated and perhaps rewritten to ensure equality and fairness. Once it has been successfully vetted through the Congress, it will pass before the Governor to be signed into law, thus creating a Health Care Worker Violence Prevention Act. When the bill has been enacted, the dates would be determined, allowing facilities and organizations to obtain the necessary tools to train and adhere to the change. Identified Organization / Community BSWH’s mission states, founded as a Christian ministry of healing, Baylor Scott & White Health promotes the well-being of all individuals, families and communities. [mybnd] BSWH uses multiple stakeholders to change the processes of their healthcare system. Two ways they work to change system processes are first and foremost, patient focused. The attempt to improve the overall patient experience. Secondly through evidence-based research to provide the best care possible to all patients, our employees and their families. BSWH works to accomplish these goals by working directly with healthcare providers and patients to ensure patient and employee satisfaction.
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POLICY, POLITICS & GLOBAL TRENDS 13 Summary of Expressed Interest Baylor Scott & White Health is committed to providing a safe and secure environment for patients, visitors, employees, physicians, advanced proactive professionals and other service providers. [mybnd] BSWH is committed to ensuring high quality care and with that comes security and safety for both patients and for employees. When the gunman came into the emergency department, the leadership was immediately there to support the staff who were affected. They immediately did a risk assessment of the emergency department and worked with the ED leadership to secure the department. Since that time, they have worked to create a Staff Well-Being Assistance During Difficult Life Events (SWADDLE) program that supports employees. BSWH also has delegates who travels to the capital to lobby for better healthcare
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