Kendal Outreach, LLC Receives Grant from Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare

Kendal Outreach, LLC has received a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare for $619,380 to extend the Pennsylvania Restraint Reduction Initiative (PARRI) through June 30, 2010. Initially a two-year pilot grant awarded to Kendal Outreach in 1996 and focused exclusively on helping Pennsylvania-based providers, the program has produced impressive results: through December 2008 physical restraint use in Pennsylvania’s long term care facilities has been reduced 90% from 28% to 2.9%. READ MORE about PARRI.