Restraint across the aged care spectrum
An overview of restraint is provided, including its use historically and currently.
Various alternatives to the use of restraint are also considered, and some case scenarios presented.
Specific topics covered in the session include:
- the meaning of restraint
- types of restraint
- current practice related to the use of restraint
- factors leading to the use of restraint
- alternatives to restraints
A WADTSC presentation by Philippa Wharton on 1 July 2009
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