Petition to Ban Adult Portable Bed Rails

This week, McKnight’s Long Term News Daily Update alerted its readers to a notice that was in the Federal Register entitled: Petition Requesting a Ban or Standard on Adult Portable Bed RailsComments on the petition are due to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) by August 5, 2013.

The American Health Care Association & the National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) has reviewed the Federal Register notice and is beginning a thorough review of the two original petitions that were submitted to the CPSC. As soon as they determine the full impact of the notice, an update about ACHA/NCAL’s next steps will be provided.