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seclusion

 [sĕ-kloo´zhun]
in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as solitary containment in a fully protective environment with close surveillance by nursing staff for purposes of safety or behavior management.

seclusion

A strategy for managing disturbed and violent patients in psychiatric units in the UK, which consists of supervised confinement of the patient to a separate room (i.e., involuntary isolation) to protect him- or herself and others from harm.

seclusion

Forensic psychiatry A strategy for managing disturbed and violent Pts in psychiatric units, which consists of supervised confinement of a Pt to a room–ie, involuntary isolation, to protect others from harm
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This webinar reflects on core strategies used to prevent and reduce restraints and seclusions, leading to improved safety and provision of trauma-informed care."
The suit asserts that the girl had been sent to the seclusion room more than once before the day on which her court- appointed advocate arrived at the elementary school on North 51st Street.
An international review of the incidence of seclusion showed a vast range in the frequency and duration of seclusion, [11] from seclusion episodes of 300 hours in the Netherlands to rare seclusions in the UK.
LISTENING TO Above Seclusion's "Spider-Man," I'm humming along.
The purpose of this article is (a) to evaluate the extent to which state-level policies have recently changed in regulating the use of seclusion or restraint procedures, and (b) to detail what components of comprehensive restraint and seclusion policy are indicated.
The goal of the effort, reducing the use of seclusion and restraint practices, was straightforward according to CEO Jim Gaynor.
Deaths and other adverse reactions from, often unnecessary, restraints and seclusion have led to action by Congress and several public and private organizations (e.g., HCFA, DOJ, JCAHO, SAMSHA).
The Eugene district reported 39 incidents of seclusion that involved nine students last year, compared with 142 incidents in the 2011-12 school year, and 235 in 2010-11.
Seclusion rooms - obscure and controversial rooms used in schools across the country - won't be quite so obscure at the end of the school year when districts will be required to make public an annual report on how students are confined in these secure holding areas.
Until now, laws regarding restraint and seclusion have differed by state.
The Springfield School District placed 11 students in seclusion 13 times last year.