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ISDH Home > Health Care Quality & Regulatory > Indiana Health Care Quality Resource Center > Restraints Resource Center Restraints Resource Center

Welcome to the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) Restraint Reduction and Behavior Management Resource Center.  This Restraint Reduction and Behavior Management Resource Center is directed towards the issues of reducing the use of restraints in health care facilities providing care for patients and residents while managing behaviors.  This page provides information, tools, and resources physical and chemical restraints and their appropriate use and reduction.  The page also provides information about state quality improvement initiatives related to restraint reduction and healthcare.


Assistant Commissioner
Terry Whitson
Indiana State Department of Health
Health Care Quality and Regulatory Commission
2 North Meridian Street, 4 Selig
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: (317) 233-7022
Phone: (317) 233-7621 [Administrative Assistant]
Fax:  (317) 233-7154

Division Director
Kim Rhoades
(317) 233-7289
(317) 233-9691 [Administrative Assistant]
(317) 233-7322 [Fax]


AMDA - The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (AMDA)
CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CMS - Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services
ISDH - Indiana State Department of Health


410 IAC 16.2-3.1-38 Activities of daily living 

42 CFR §483.13 Resident behavior and facility practices


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