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Why Risk It? A Case Against Bed Rails for Fall Management

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Senior living communities already know how important it is to have a fall prevention or fall management system in place. But are bed rails really a safe method to prevent falls? Year after year, bed rails have proven to be an ineffective, and even dangerous, method of fall management, especially for seniors with memory-based diseases like Alzheimer’s. Just how dangerous are bed rails? And what are some safer, alternate options?

This white paper explores the potential danger of bed rails, including:

  • Frightening statistics: Bed rails are responsible for causing falls, suffocation, and even death.
  • The industry’s response: What is the industry doing to ban bed rails from use in senior living communities?
  • Selecting an alternate option: What to look for in a reliable, restraint-free fall management solution.

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