Restrictive practices, psychological and physical, may breach patient rights
Pavan Amara Nurse, midwife and health journalist
Restrictions should only be used when there is immediate risk of harm – not to enable work to be done more quickly or easily. Such practices used inappropriately could infringe people’s human rights
Nurses could be unwittingly breaching patients’ human rights by imposing rules on them in pressured healthcare settings, experts suggest.
Learning Disability Practice.
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