Types of Restraints
Mummy, elbow, crib restraints
Jacket, Belt, Mitt, Hand, Limb
Sleeveless Jackets or Vests with straps. Are used to ensure the safety of confused or sedated clients in beds or wheelchairs.
Belt or Safety body Restaints
are used to ensure safety of all clients who are being moved on stretchers or in wheelchairs. Also clients that are confined to bed or chair.
Mitt or hand restraint
is used to prevent clients of any age from using their hands or fingers to scratch or injure themselves.
made of cloth, may be used to immobolize a limb for theapeutic reasons such as maintain a intravenous infusion.
is a special folding of a blanket or sheet around an infant to prevent movement during a procedure such as gastric washing, eye irritation, or collection of blood specimen.
A crib net
device placed over the crib to prevent active young children from falling.