Taking charge. The role of nursing administrators in removing restraints.

@article{Dunbar1997TakingCT,
  title={Taking charge. The role of nursing administrators in removing restraints.},
  author={J M Dunbar and Richard R Neufeld and Leslie S. Libow and Charlotte E Cohen and William J. Foley},
  journal={The Journal of nursing administration},
  year={1997},
  volume={27 3},
  pages={42-8}
}
The leadership and commitment of nursing administrators play a pivotal role in minimizing the use of restraints and maintaining a restraint-free environment. This article describes the role of nursing administrators in reducing the use of physical restraints as part of a 2-year, national nursing home restraint-reduction project. It reviews important information about restraint-free care the benefits of restraint-free care, and strategies to reduce the use of restraints in nursing homes, much of… CONTINUE READING

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