Restrictive Physical restraint training
- Law and Risks of Physical Intervention
- Understand Reasonable Force in relation to physical restraint by reference to Common & Criminal Law.
- Examine the requirements of Health and Safety statute and associated Regulations and show how they apply to physical restraint.
- Evaluate the risks associated with physical restraint and explore how to minimise those risks.
- Differentiate between holding, escorting and restraining and non-harmful seated restraint techniques and how to apply them.
- Demonstrate and explain how to gradually de-escalate and relax restraint to allow the subject being restrained to regain self-control.
- Explore the risks of associated with alcohol and drugs, knives and other forms of edged weapons in relation to the use of physical restraint.
- Investigate the difference between non-harmful methods of control and more restrictive methods of control and when the use of such methods would be considered appropriate.