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Restraints, Enablers, and Safety Considerations

A guide designed to separate the concepts of restraining, enabling, and risk, and to aide nursing home staff in completing the assessment and care planning when using any device.

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Restraints-Staff Attitudinal Survey

A survey tool to be completed by staff to evaluate their attitudes toward the use of restraints.

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Restraints-Elimination

A step-by-step guide designed to aide staff to prevent or eliminate the use of restraints.

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Restraints & Falls: Alternative Interventions

This resource provides suggested alternatives to restraint use while providing safe care.

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Device Decision Guide

A care planning guide to assist nursing home staff in completing the assessment and care planning when using a device.

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Case Study-Nursing Home Alarm Elimination Program

This case study describes the elimination of resident alarms and its relationship to fall prevention.

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