Q&A: Are hand mitts considered restraints in a skilled nursing facility? AAPACN Clinical Care Solutions / NAC / Q&A May 20, 2020 May 11, 2021 Share via: Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Question: Are hand mitts considered restraints in a skilled nursing facility? Answer: To answer your question you need to consider the definition of a restraint as I do not have enough information to guide you....Oops! This is member-only content. Please login, sign up for a full membership, or sign up for a free 30-day trial membership to access this content.