Safety and the built environment for behavioral health facilities.
NAPHS works to provide members with resources and trainings that can assist facilities in their ongoing safety efforts.
See “trainings” in the NAPHS online store.
OSHA final rule: "Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses" (requires electronic submission of industry and illness data to OSHA that employers are already required to keep under existing OSHA regulations). Also see 5.20.16 correction.
HRSA notice: "Publication of the Revised Guidebook for the National Practitioner Data Bank"
Design Guide for the Built Environment of Behavioral Healthcare Facilities authors receive NAPHS Quality Award on 10th anniversary of the publication
CMS notice (CMS-R-306): Reinstatement without change of a previously approved collection: "Condition of Participation--Use of Restraint/Seclusion in Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facilities Providing Psychiatric Services to Individuals Under Age 21 & Supporting Regulations at 42CFR 483.350-483.376" [View]
CMS final rule on "Medicare and Medicaid: Hospital participation conditions; patients' rights" [CMS-3018-F] published in the Federal Register. Includes revised regulatory language on the "one-hour rule."