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Although physical intervention is considered by most in healthcare security to be the method of last resort, sometimes hospital employees are left with no alternative but to use this approach on someone who becomes a danger to themselves or others. This last part of our series on managing abusive individuals discusses how hospital personnel can appropriately use restraints.
Healthcare workers, police and security personnel greatly benefit from training that shows them how to appropriately deal with patients, visitors and even other employees who may become disruptive or violent. But if that training isn’t delivered properly andto the right people, problems can result. This first part of our serieson managing abusive patients discusses how hospitals can avoid themistakes often made when developing their education programs.
Alan Robinson, director of protection and security services for Morristown, N.J.-based Atlantic Health beat out some stiff competition to capture the first annual Campus Safety Director of the Year/Healthcare award. Discover what made him a winner.
North Carolina University affiliated WakeMed Health and Hospitals of Raleigh, N.C., succeeds in keeping its patients and staff safe and secure by staying true to the Law Enforcement Code of Ethics and blending electronic security systems with a focus on customer service.
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