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Marketplace : grey, black & blue : [nursing home violence]

"Stories of elder abuse in long-term care facilities usually involve rogue staff. So you may be surprised to learn that the vast majority of violent assaults in Canadian nursing homes involve one resident attacking another. You may be even more surprised to learn that the problem has been growing for years, and that one public report after another has recommended changes (to funding, to training, to institutional protocols) but that these recommendations have been systematically ignored. MarketPlace takes its cameras into several nursing homes in Ontario, and they didn't have to wait long to see the violence first-hand. As Erica Johnson reports, it's a complex problem with a complex solution, mostly dependent on funding"--Container
DVD Video, English, ©2007
Canadian Broadcasting Corp. : CBC Learning (distributor), Toronto, ON, ©2007