Dementia Restraint Analysis

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Some dementia patients are combative and hostile and need special attention to ensure their safety. A most common way to do this is using restraints, and this practice is criticized because restraints may cause physical and body harm to the patients as well as infringe on patients’ rights of respect, freedom, and autonomy. The staff at the long-term care facility must walk fine lines in making the determination when a restraint can be used, how it should be utilized without violating the patients ' rights of freedom and

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