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Resident Safety Resources

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Abuse

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End of Care

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Intake and Output

Medical Supplies and Equipment

  • Beds: Are Your Residents Safe and Sound When in Bed?
    Use the FDA recommendations provided in this article to identify and protect your residents from entrapment hazards associated with bed frames, side rails, and mattresses.

  • Equipment Malfunctions, When
    Sophisticated medical equipment has become commonplace in most nursing facilities. Read this April 2008 Liability Landscape article to learn about risk management practices that will assist you in avoiding critical equipment malfunctions.

  • Hot Water: Prevent Hot Water from Scalding Residents
    Liability Landscape article, August 2006

Medication and Vaccination Administration

Pain

  • Pain Management Checklist
    Poor pain management can trigger survey citations for abuse, violation of residents’ rights, and substandard care. Use this checklist to help you protect your residents and facility.

  • Pain MisManagement
    Consider implementing these ten precautionary measures to assist your staff in protecting your facility and its residents.

 

Pressure Ulcers

Psychosocial

Smoking

 

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