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Holding Patients and Visitors Accountable For Their Actions

We were all trained on how to recognize anxious behavior that may lead to violence, and 'deescalate' the 'crisis'. For example, lets say that a man(free of mental illness) that has a painful toe begins shouting about the wait time and throws a chair against the wall cracking a picture frame. The nurse was then able to calm him down. The man gained control of himself and become very very very sorry for his behavior, and the nurse said 'ohhhh, thats ok.' We all then discussed that maybe he... Read More →