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Controversial methods such as raising bed bars and putting walking aids out of reach leave elderly people stressed, says government-funded research. 5 providers, and regulators seeking to improve the quality of care for residents with dementia in these settings methods the authors reviewed articles from 1994 to august 2006. The hospitals that employ security guards to restrain dementia patients: untrained staff are called in three times a week at least 17 hospital trusts admit they routinely use security staff.
Tuesday, october 2, 2012 (hartford, ct) – today, senator richard blumenthal (d-conn) proposed action to stop “chemical restraint” of dementia patients – the overprescribing of antipsychotic.
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