Accreditation

Accreditation Articles by Topic: Restraint and Seclusion

Staff Challenge: Provision of Care

  • Accreditation Insider, Issue 37, September 16, 2014

    Fill in the blank: When a patient is both in restraints AND secluded, the patient must be...

AHAP Staff Challenge: Restraint and seclusion

  • Accreditation Insider, Issue 26, June 28, 2011

    True or False: It is permissible to use standing orders or PRN orders for the initiation of...

AHAP Staff Challenge: Restraint and seclusion

  • Accreditation Insider, Issue 25, June 21, 2011

    Would a patient death while in restraint or seclusion be considered a sentinel event?

AHAP shares survey results on restraint and seclusion

  • Accreditation Connection, Issue 24, June 10, 2011

    The Association for Healthcare Accreditation Professionals (AHAP) surveys its members regularly on...

AHAP Staff Challenge: Restraint and seclusion

  • Accreditation Insider, Issue 15, April 12, 2011

    True or false: It is permissable to use standing orders or PRN orders for the initiation of...

AHAP Staff Challenge: Restraint and seclusion

  • Accreditation Insider, Issue 8, February 22, 2011

    True or false: CMS exempts hospitals that use The Joint Commission for deemed status from having...

What’s new with AHAP!

  • Accreditation Insider, Issue 33, August 16, 2010

    AHAP would like to remind any members who would like to participate in our upcoming benchmarking...

Staff Challenge of the Week: Suicide risk assessment

  • Accreditation Insider, Issue 33, August 16, 2010

    True or false: Patient and family education is a critical component when discharging a patient who...

Teen dies in restraints at Missouri hospital

  • Accreditation Connection, Issue 33, August 13, 2010

    A 16-year-old girl suffocated while in restraints at SSM DePaul Health Center in Bridgeton, MO...

Joint Commission releases new free monograph

  • Accreditation Connection, Issue 32, August 6, 2010

    The Joint Commission has released its most recent free downloadable monograph. This document...

Briefings on The Joint Commission July 2010

  • Briefings on Accreditation and Quality, Issue 7, July 1, 2010

    Inside: Learn methods to improve continual readiness CRR data collection tool (pdf...

Patients benefit at CTCA from restraint-free care

  • Briefings on Accreditation and Quality, Issue 7, July 1, 2010

    Facilities across the country struggle daily with the challenges inherent to the use of restraints...

Briefings on The Joint Commission June 2010

  • Briefings on Accreditation and Quality, Issue 6, June 1, 2010

    Inside: Start from the beginning Focused Professional Practice Evaluation: Keep it simple Joint...

Briefings on The Joint Commission May 2010

  • Briefings on Accreditation and Quality, Issue 5, May 1, 2010

    Every month, Briefings on The Joint Commission brings you the latest news in Joint Commission...

Hospital uses pocket-sized handout to improve core measures compliance

  • Briefings on Accreditation and Quality, Issue 5, May 1, 2010

    Core measures—they’re a part of the fabric of hospital life, particularly given their...

Briefings on The Joint Commission April 2010

  • Briefings on Accreditation and Quality, Issue 4, April 1, 2010

    Every month, Briefings on The Joint Commission brings you the latest news in Joint Commission...

Joint Commission Survey Activity Guide for Hospitals

  • Briefings on Accreditation and Quality, Issue 4, April 1, 2010

    Did you happen to note that the Survey Activity Guide (SAG) was last updated by The Joint...

Briefings on The Joint Commission March 2010

  • Briefings on Accreditation and Quality, Issue 3, March 1, 2010

    Every month, Briefings on The Joint Commission brings you the latest news in Joint Commission...

Standards changes and deeming CMS requirements: what this means to hospitals

  • Briefings on Accreditation and Quality, Issue 3, March 1, 2010

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Standards update: Answering your questions on restraints and more

  • Briefings on Accreditation and Quality, Issue 8, August 1, 2009

    Restraint remains one of the most challenging issues in hospital accreditation today. To that end...

Greeley Reflections

  • Accreditation Connection, Issue 29, July 13, 2009

    Each week, a senior consultant from The Greeley Company’s Center for Healthcare Accreditation...

Greeley Reflections

  • Accreditation Connection, Issue 28, July 6, 2009

    Each week, a senior consultant from The Greeley Company’s Center for Healthcare Accreditation...

Greeley Reflections

  • Accreditation Connection, Issue 27, June 29, 2009

    Each week, a senior consultant from The Greeley Company’s Center for Healthcare Accreditation...

Greeley Reflections

  • Accreditation Connection, Issue 26, June 22, 2009

    Each week, a senior consultant from The Greeley Company’s Center for Healthcare Accreditation...

Understand the guiding principles of behavioral restraint

  • Accreditation Connection, Issue 2, January 9, 2009

    Implementing, utilizing, and monitoring behavioral restraints continue to pose challenges and...

Restraints Interpretive Guideline: Questions answered

  • Accreditation Connection, Issue 48, November 13, 2008

    Q. If a patient is in restraints and it looks like he can do without them, and I take them off, can...

Restraints Interpretive Guideline: Questions answered

  • Briefings on Accreditation and Quality, Issue 11, November 1, 2008

    Editor’s note: The following question and answer session took place during HCPro’s...

Understand new rules for reporting restraint deaths

  • Accreditation Connection, Issue 41, September 26, 2008

    CMS revised the new Interpretive Guidelines for hospitals in April. The changes were not...

Understand new rules for reporting restraint deaths

  • Briefings on Accreditation and Quality, Issue 9, September 1, 2008

    Editor's note: Sue Dill Calloway, RN, MSN, JD, director of hospital risk management at OHIC...