Urgent question about policy for bedrails as restraints in ICF DD facility

  1. 0
    I'm a training Personal Support Worker which is a Certified Nursing Assistant in Canada. My question is about stateside policies on bed rails and geri chairs that have been requested by family as a means of guaranteeing safety and security to the client.
    If a facility has removed those contracted items, saying they are unnecessary restraints, and they are allowing patients to fall, what can be done?
    A quick response is very desireable.
    Last edit by dianah on Jun 11, '09 : Reason: Removed email and identifying items, in keeping with TOS (Terms of Service)

    Get the hottest topics every week!

    Subscribe to our free Nursing Insights newsletter.

  2. 0 Comments...



Nursing Jobs in every specialty and state. Visit today and Create Job Alerts, Manage Your Resume, and Apply for Jobs.

A Big Thank You To Our Sponsors
Top