One of your colleagues is looking after an elderly, confused patient who is a high falls risk….

One of your colleagues is looking after an elderly, confused patient who is a high falls risk….

One of your colleagues is looking after an elderly, confused patient who is a high falls risk. Your colleague is finding it difficult to safely care for the patient and ties them to their chair using a sheet.

As the witnessing nurse what is your immediate action? What must you do following this? Which sections of the Australian Registered Nurse Standards for Practice apply here and why? What are the possible legal/ethical implications?

One of your colleagues is looking after an elderly, confused patient who is a high falls risk….

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