Psychiatric Patients

Read: Geisinger Holy Spirit Hospital Cited After Patient Dies Under Restraint

Geisinger Holy Spirit Hospital Cited After Patient Dies Under Restraint

The patient became combative and was held down by two security guards while a physician and a nurse applied the restraints.

Read: Family of Mental Health Patient Found Dead in Woods Files Lawsuit

Family of Mental Health Patient Found Dead in Woods Files Lawsuit

The man’s sisters are suing several parties after he wandered away from an appointment and was found dead three months later.

Read: Hawaii State Hospital Waited 10 Hours to Report Dangerous Escapee

Hawaii State Hospital Waited 10 Hours to Report Dangerous Escapee

The escapee had been acquitted of a 1979 murder by reason of insanity and was diagnosed with sexual sadism and necrophilia.

Read: Managing the Homeless in Hospitals

Managing the Homeless in Hospitals

Healthcare facility security departments, along with clinicians, local law enforcement and the community at large must work together to serve this challenging population, while keeping patients, staff, visitors and the public safe.

Read: 10 Arrested for Alleged Repeated Abuse of Psychiatric Patient

10 Arrested for Alleged Repeated Abuse of Psychiatric Patient

The alleged repeated abuse, including physical, mental and sexual, was caught on surveillance video, according to police.

Read: Responding to Abusive Patient Behavior: 10 Ways to Defuse Incidents

Responding to Abusive Patient Behavior: 10 Ways to Defuse Incidents

Here are 10 tips on managing abusive individuals discusses how staff members can take action to prevent or mitigate dangerous behavior.

Read: Hospital Dispatcher Helps Save Suicidal Man

Hospital Dispatcher Helps Save Suicidal Man

Carolinas Health Care System’s Odetta Mauney is September’s Campus Safety Hero for helping to save a man threatening to take his own life.

Ambulance Stolen by Psychiatric Patient at Ala. Hospital

The patient was detained shortly after the theft without incident.

Read: How Your Hospital Security Department Can Deliver Top-Notch Internal Customer Service

How Your Hospital Security Department Can Deliver Top-Notch Internal Customer Service

A trusted security integrator can help you address the concerns of your internal customers, including top executives, nurses, behavioral health staff and more.

Read: Spotlight on Campus Safety Heroes Maribel Garay and Angel Marren

Spotlight on Campus Safety Heroes Maribel Garay and Angel Marren

A charge nurse and transportation employee from Temple University Hospital doused a fire in a patient’s room.

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