Tag: nursing home restraints

Nursing Home Restraints Fall – Anti-Anxiety Drugs Rise

According to a report released by the American Health Care Association and the Alliance for Quality Nursing Home Care, use of physical restraints, falls, and emotional and behavioral symptoms dropped at nursing and rehabilitation facilities across the country over the last decade. But other quality indicators, such as the prevalence...

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Nursing Home Restraint Drop

The number of residents at nursing homes who were kept physically restrained dropped by more than half from 1999 to 2007, according to the latest News and Numbers from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). According to the Federal agency, the percentage of nursing home residents who were...

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