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Chemical restraint

Any drug used to control actions of a resident for convenience of staff

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Pelvic support

Physical restraint used between resident's thighs to prevent them from slipping forward

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Physical restraint (protective device)

Any physical or mechanical device, material, or equipment which restricts freedom of movement or access to body

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Restraint

Physical or chemical way to restrict voluntary movement or behavior

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Restraint alternative

Measures used instead of physical or chemical restraints

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Restraint-free care

Environment where restraints are not kept or used for any reason

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Seat belts

Belt around resident's waist to prevent falls from wheelchair

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Soft cloth mittens

Physical restraint using a mitt that limits mobility and utility of hands and fingers. Frequently used for residents who could harm themselves by pulling at tubing, removing dressings, touching incisions, or scratching at wounds

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Soft limb ties

Physical restraint used to keep a limb immobilized

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Vest support (crossover jacket)

Physical restraint put on like a jacket to provide support in a wheelchair or limit mobility of upper body in bed

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Wrist restraints

Physical restraint used to limit arm movement