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Locked Units to Limit Access for Dementia Patients in Long-Term Care Facilities: Clinical Evidence

Last updated: October 31, 2014
Project Number: RB0744-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Summary with Critical Appraisal
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical evidence regarding the use of locked units to limit access for dementia patients residing in long-term care facilities?

Key Message

No relevant health technology assessments, systematic reviews, meta-analyses, randomized controlled trials, or non-randomized studies were identified regarding locked units to limit access for dementia patients in long-term care facilities.