Reducing risk or providing safety?
journal contributionposted on 06.12.2017, 00:00 authored by Brenda Happell
When Leonie Clancy began her PhD onassessing risks in aged mental health services, she didn’t realise how controversial this concept of risk would be. During her interviews with clinicians, Leonie recognised a strong awareness of risk and its impact on older people. But often clinicians interpreted and responded to risk without considering it in a risk framework.