Adult Day Care Safety
This bulletin provides an overview of some program safety elements
and suggestions to help...
Healthcare providers must understand that prevention of medication errors is a large part ...
Bed Rail Safety Considerations
Organizations working with patients utilizing hospital beds or beds equipped with portable...
Motorized Wheelchairs and Scooters
Improper or hazardous use of this motorized equipment may also create a risk exposure for ...
Automated External Defibrillators in the Workplace
There are more than 356,000 out-of-hospital cardiac arrests annually in the United States....
It’s important to take special consideration to ensure the safety of the occupant.
Adults with a history of Alzheimer’s disease and/or dementia are at risk for wandering and...
Home Care for Tracheostomy Patients
Without proper training, caring for tracheostomy patients can put them at risk.
Fall Prevention and Management
Each year, one in every three adults age 65 and older falls. These falls can result in mod...
Legionella outbreaks are commonly associated with hospitals and long-term care facilities ...
Pressure ulcers, also known as pressure sores, bedsores, or decubitus ulcers, can occur wh...
Establishing and maintaining professional boundaries from the onset of a patient’s admissi...