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The serious case review into abuse at Winterbourne View recommended that supine restraint should be banned, not prone. This has not stopped training organisations who use supine holds campaigning for a ban on prone restraints, which they do not use. Prone has never been banned. “Guidance provides information and good practice but is not statutory […]Read More
The Challenging Behaviour Foundation have produced a position statement regarding Restrictive Physical Interventions for Children and Young People that Team Teach almost fully agrees with as accurate and helpful. We have written to them offering our support, with regards to the information they are distributing concerning “face down” positions. Dear Vivien Cooper, I have just […]Read More
In November 2015 a High Court judgement was announced concerning a 14-year-old boy, known as AB. It ruled that any deprivation of liberty of a child who is subject to a care order must have legal authorisation. This information is kindly provided by Bernard Allen. He is an expert witness with ten years’ experience who […]Read More
The latest guidance for challenging behaviour and learning disabilities was published by The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), yesterday. NICE state the guidance ‘will cover the care and shared care provided or commissioned by health and social care, in whatever care setting the person lives’. The guidance, ‘Challenging behaviour and learning disabilities: […]Read More
This revised Code of Practice (‘the Code’) has been prepared in accordance with section 118 of the Mental Health Act 1983 (‘the Act’) by the Secretary of State for Health after consulting such bodies as appeared to him to be concerned and laid before Parliament. The Code will come into force on 1 April 2015. […]Read More