Four steps to safety

Using the four steps to safety programme, staff at Devon Partnership NHS Trust aim to reduce violence by 50% within our inpatient psychiatric wards by the end of August 2017.

This will be achieved by workingw ith staff to implement the four steps to safety programme across all of our inpatient wards. This work is being delivered in partnership with people with lived experience of inpatient services.

Four steps to safety aims to support staff to deliver the best evidence based care to improve patient engagement and rduce violence on inpatient awards. 

The four steps to safety are: