Instruments for articulating the network of attention to women in situation of violence: collective construction

Rev Gaucha Enferm. 2017 Jun 5;37(spe):e20160056. doi: 10.1590/1983-1447.2016.esp.2016-0056.
[Article in Portuguese, English]


Objective: This paper aims at identifying all the necessary information to build instruments which are designed to facilitate the professional integration of services to women in situation of violence with a view to the establishment of a network of attention.

Method: Qualitative study, convergent, whose information has been produced from February to August 2015 by 10 group meetings, with 32 participants from the Integrated Working Group to Confront Violence in Santa Maria-RS, located at the Universidade Federal de Santa Maria. Using thematic content analysis.

Results: It defined the flow direction; the points to compose the network; what it would take to communicate among services: identification of wife and family, report on the situation and the continuity of care.

Conclusions: There is a need for an institutional formalization of constructed devices. The articulation between the services requires communication, involvement and commitment of the professionals to ensure the continuity of care.

MeSH terms

  • Brazil
  • Community Networks / organization & administration
  • Delivery of Health Care, Integrated / organization & administration*
  • Domestic Violence
  • Female
  • Health Services Needs and Demand
  • Humans
  • Interdisciplinary Communication
  • Interinstitutional Relations
  • Qualitative Research
  • Social Control, Formal
  • Software Design
  • Violence*
  • Women's Health Services / organization & administration*