Focus on…Safety options

Gait belts, which typically are used by physical therapists, also can be used by nurses and other properly trained patient caregivers to protect themselves and their patients from injury. But to gain the most benefit, they much be used correctly.


Gait belts 101: A tool for patient and nurse safety

Tips to assess patient mobility and successfully use gait belts.

Hardwiring safety at the point of care

Follow this road map to implement gait belts.

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