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On 23 March Ofsted published new guidance here for inspectors on the use of physical intervention, restraint and the restriction of liberty. The document guides inspectors on how to ‘question and understand any type of physical intervention or restriction, including the use of isolation/seclusion in schools.’Read More
The Health Minister has endorsed the Law Commission’s recommendations to replace the current Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) with Liberty Protection Safeguards (LPS). The Mental Capacity Act 2005 currently applies to all persons over 16 who are detained in a hospital or care home for the purpose of care or treatment, in circumstances which amount […]Read More
Congratulations to the staff and students of Hawkswood Primary PRU, who demonstrated on the BBC Victoria Derbyshire documentary programme (26/02/18) the value of committed and supported staff, dedicated to and professionally and personally prepared to work through any “difficult times” with young children, in order to establish positive and consistent relationships. Thus providing a positive teaching […]Read More
The draft replacement for the 2002 joint guidance for special schools has been released and is currently subject to an online consultation on the Department of Health website until the January 24th 2018. Team Teach fully supports and endorses the views expressed by Bernard Allen, Training Consultant, Principal Team Teach Trainer & Expert Witness (Liability). […]Read More
On Sunday at 11am April 9th, BBC Radio 5 Live broadcast a special programme investigating the use of restraint in special schools. A member of the CBF team was interviewed on the programme, alongside family carers of children who have experienced restraint at school and other professionals involved in the field. The programme has brought out […]Read More