Posey Criss-Cross Vest Features
- Features a vest made from soft, durable, and breathable fabric that is comfortable for the patient to wear
- Straps provide additional security and restriction to prevent the patient from moving their arms across their body or accessing certain areas
- Designed to meet regulatory guidelines and standards regarding patient restraint, ensuring that its use is within legal and ethical boundaries
- Vest restrain helps protect the user from falling
- Straps are long enough to reach most beds and chairs
- Vest is machine-washable and can be disinfected
Who can use Posey Safety Vests?
- Patients who are assessed to be at risk of a fall which could result in injury.
- Patients who require a positioning product to assist medical treatment.
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How to use Posey Vest?
ApplyIing the vest on the bed:
- Put the vest on with the "V" neck in front only. Crisscross the straps and secure the ends to the movable part of the bed frame at waist level out of the patient’s reach. The patient should be able to breath comfortably.
- Straps should always be snug, but not interfere with breathing. You should be able to slide your open hand (flat) between the device and the patient. Make sure straps are secured at a juncture of the frame and will not slide in any direction, changing position of device.
- This vest does not allow the patient to turn over in bed. If turning is desired, check your Posey catalog for other products.Always apply vest with "V" neck in front. If the patient becomes suspended off the chair or the mattress, chest compression and suffocation could result. Restraints with pelvic pieces may be necessary to reduce sliding down.
ApplyIing the vest restraint on the chair:
- Put the vest on with the "V" neck in front only. Crisscross the vest in front and secure the straps over the hips at a 45 degree angle underneath the seat, out of the patient’s reach. “Snug up” tightness by pulling strap around back post, cross and twist before securing. The patient's hips should be against the back of the chair.
- Straps should always be snug, but not interfere with breathing. You should be able to slide your open hand (flat) between the device and the patient.
- Always apply vest with "V" neck in front. If the patient becomes suspended off the chair or the mattress, chest compression and suffocation could result. Restraints with pelvic pieces may be necessary to reduce sliding down.
Posey Criss-Cross Vests User Instructions
Frequently Asked Questions
Is patient comfort considered?
Yes, patient comfort is a priority. The fabric used for the vest is designed to be soft and breathable, minimizing irritation to the skin. The restraint allows some degree of movement within the restricted area to balance safety and comfort.
Is the Posey Vest Restraint adjustable?
Yes, both the vest and the crisscross straps are adjustable. This customization ensures a secure fit while accommodating different patient sizes and behaviors.
How does it work?
The restraint consists of a vest that the patient wears. The crisscross straps extend from the sides of the vest across the chest, limiting arm movement. The adjustable straps are fastened to prevent the patient from easily removing the restraint.