This document has been re-assessed by the committee, and judged to still be up to date.
In recent years excellent developments in health practice have enabled a shift in focus away from restraint practice to restraint minimization. This document aims to reflect this change in practice through an emphasis on restraint minimization and the promotion of safe practice.
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Ministry: Ministry of Health
The following standards are approved for providing hospital care, residential disability care, and rest home care: Infection Control, NZS 8142:2000 Restraint Minimization and Safe Practice, NZS 8141:2001 Health and Disability Sector Standards, NZS 8134:2
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