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Inpatient Behavioral Health Units – Promoting Safety

Ten Tips for Safety

08.03.2018
Topic Healthcare

Health care professional

Caring for patients on the inpatient behavioral health unit can be a challenge to health care providers and organizations. It is critical that unit practices support keeping all patients, visitors and staff as safe as possible. There is no one single activity that will accomplish a high level of safety on its own!  Rather, this RiskBrief discusses redundant processes for a variety of daily activities. Using multiple layers of protection will support staff to maintain a high index of awareness for what makes the unit run safely.

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