Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario

Safety Plan

  • Prevention includes being aware of the early signs of increasing agitation as it applies to the client’s pattern of behaviour.
  • Tools are available to assist the client with the nurse to identify or be aware of early signs of escalating responsive behaviours.

To view an example of a safety plan for a women’s program click here

Clinical Management
Promoting Safety: Alternative Approaches to the Use of Restraints
Sample Tools