Joint Commission Quick Safety Report Addresses Intimate Partner Violence

Published: 01/18/2022

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  • The Joint Commission
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According to a new Quick Safety Report published by The Joint Commission (TJC), during the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare providers have reported seeing an increase in intimate partner violence (IPV). According to the CDC, intimate partner violence is abuse or aggression that occurs in a romantic relationship. “Intimate partner” refers to both current and former spouses and dating partners. IPV can vary in how often it happens and how severe it is. It can range from one episode of violence that c

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