Bed rails: management and safe use
- Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
- Part of:
- Medical devices: safety guidance and Patient safety
- 4 December 2013
Guidance on managing and using bed rails safely.
PDF, 1.85MB, 30 pages
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This Medicines and Healthcare Products Regualtory Agency guidance is aimed at:
- MHRA liaison officers (for onward distribution)
- nurses in hospitals and the community
- occupational therapists
- care home managers and staff
- hospice managers and staff
- carers in the community and care-at-home staff
- community equipment stores (CES) and loan store managers
- those responsible for purchasing beds and bed rails
- maintenance staff
- health and safety managers
- risk managers
The main issues covered are:
*risk management * purchase * maintenance * legislation * adverse incidents
Published: 4 December 2013