Restraint use in acute and extended mental health services for older persons.


Restraint of older persons in inpatient and residential care is used to control aggression, and prevent falls and other adverse outcomes. Initiatives to reduce these practices are being implemented worldwide. However, there has been little examination of restraint practice in psychiatric services for older persons. This paper reports a retrospective… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1447-0349.2012.00872.x


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