HEU poll finds 82% of care aides face violence or aggression at work

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SWITCH BC’s Board Partner the Hospital Employees’ Union (HEU) polled more than 800 health care aides / assistants and found nearly half of all respondents are considering leave their jobs in the next two years. The poll also shows 82% face violence at work and more than 60% of care aides end their shifts feeling mentally and/or physically exhausted.

Read the full news release to learn more, and find out how SWITCH BC is supporting healthcare workers through an update of the Provincial Violence Prevention Curriculum.

See News releaseLearn more about the PVPC Refresh