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Person-centered clarification: Bed against the wall as a restraint or “Please allow me the freedom to place my furniture in my room where I like it”

October 15, 2013


Clarifies the ways that nursing homes can facilitate residents’ wishes to situate their bed against a wall, as long as no door is blocked. This regulatory clarification is part of the One Vision: Moving Forward project, which seeks to resolve questions and obstacles as Michigan’s nursing homes implement person-centered practice sand other changes to their caregiving culture.

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