Implementing the national objective to end Prone/Face Down Restraint: Examining Restraint in Practice

When Sep 22, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Where London
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In April 2014 the government announced a drive to end face-down restraint. The new guidance forms part of a two-year strategy to overhaul the outdated use of restrictive interventions – such as face-down restraint, seclusion and rapid sedation – in all health and care services.
Chaired by Eric Baskind, Senior Lecturer in Law and International Expert on Physical Interventions Liverpool John Moore’s University, through expert sessions and case studies this conference will look at the practical implementation of this guidance a year on including in depth interactive sessions focusing on perspectives on the ban, ensuring staff are not put at risk, understanding restraint positions in terms of outcome, safety and efficacy Including alternatives to PRONE/Face Down Restraint, a detailed look at how Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust have implemented a ban on face down restraint in practice, alternative and emerging models of de-escalation, engaging with service users, ensuring incident investigation and debriefing and finally an extended legal update.



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