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More than ever before, long-term care operations and health facilities continue to face increasing scrutiny by regulators and the public alike. The particular issue regarding if and how to use of restraints is a complex maze to navigate.

Using real-life examples, this expert faculty will provide you with the critical information and practical strategies you need to confidently manage risk. Topics include:

  • What is a restraint? a PASD? prohibitive devices?
  • Overview of legislative landscape and common law duties
  • Developing internal policies and procedures
  • Chemical restraints versus medical treatment – where is the line?
  • Assessing behaviour
  • Identifying and implementing the least restrictive restraint to manage behavioral issues
  • Non pharmacologic strategies
  • Pharmacologic treatment
  • Chemical restraint vs. Medical treatment


  • Jane E. Meadus, Staff Lawyer, Institutional Advocate, Advocacy Centre for the Elderly
  • Dr. Andrea Moser, Associate Medical Director, Apotex Centre, Baycrest Health Sciences

Multi-Viewer Purchase:

2-3 delegates: 25% off program fee
4-10 delegates: 30% off program fee
11+ delegates: 35% off program fee


The video stream, including link to program materials will be sent to you via email as soon as payment is successfully processed.


All sales are final. Please make all enquiries related to program content and CPD/MCLE credit hours prior to purchase. In the event you experience technical difficulties, please contact opdsupport@osgoode.yorku.ca for assistance.

Program Details

Delivery Method

Web - On Demand

Running Time


Date Recorded
June 18, 2015
Running Time


Fee per Delegate

$99 plus HST

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Eligible CPD Credit Hours


Who Should Attend

  • Managers, Administrators and Operators of Long-Term Care operations
  • Directors of Care
  • Medical Professionals
  • Long-Term Care Consultants
  • Risk Managers
  • Social Workers
  • Patient Care Advocates
  • Nurses, Nursing Unit Administrator & Nurse Managers
  • Directors/VPs of Nursing
  • In-house counsel, Lawyers in private practice working in health and elder law

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