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Ideas to Reduce Alarms in SNFs
Developed by the American Association of Nurse Assessment Coordination, this document provides ideas for reducing the use of alarms in skilled nursing facilities (SNFs).
Adobe PDF    Date Added: 12/02/2017    Date Last Modified: Dec 2 2017 12:00AM  
Making the Change: Helping Nursing Home Residents Experience Freedom from Restraints (English)
This is an educational brochure for residents and families about physical restraint use.
Adobe PDF    Date Added: 09/29/2014    Date Last Modified: May 27 2020 3:09PM  
Physical Restraint Alternatives
Suggestions for reducing the use of restraints in your facility.
Adobe PDF    Date Added: 09/29/2014    Date Last Modified: Sep 29 2014 12:00AM  
Physical Restraints: Comprehensive Assessment and Evaluation
This flow chart provides key steps and elements for assessing and evaluating the use of physical restraints.
Adobe PDF    Date Added: 09/30/2014    Date Last Modified: May 27 2020 3:09PM  
Physical Restraints: Side Rail Utilization Assessment
This assessment assists in determining whether a side rail is appropriate for a resident.
Adobe PDF    Date Added: 09/30/2014    Date Last Modified: May 27 2020 3:10PM  
Reducing Restraint Use in Nursing Homes: A Guide for Residents and Families (English)
This brochure helps family members and residents understand the importance of restraint reduction.
Adobe PDF    Date Added: 09/30/2014    Date Last Modified: Sep 30 2014 12:00AM  
Reducing Restraint Use in Nursing Homes: A Guide for Residents and Families (Spanish)
This brochure helps family members and residents understand the importance of restraint reduction.
Adobe PDF    Date Added: 09/30/2014    Date Last Modified: Sep 30 2014 12:00AM  
Tips to Eliminate Physical Restraints
This TMF document defines physical restraints and provides steps for assessment, alternatives to restraints and myths and facts about restraints.
Adobe PDF    Date Added: 03/02/2012    Date Last Modified: May 27 2020 3:12PM  
Making the Change: Helping Nursing Home Residents Experience Freedom from Restraints (Spanish)
This is an educational brochure for residents and families about physical restraint use.
Adobe PDF    Date Added: 09/29/2014    Date Last Modified: May 27 2020 3:09PM