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Physical Intervention Skills Training

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Quick Overview

The physical intervention training course is a classroom based course. It is highly recommended that course our 'Preventing and Managing Challenging Behaviour' course is completed before commissioning training in disengagement, breakaway or physical intervention techniques. This will ensure that all other possible options to prevent and manage the behaviour have been exhausted prior to utilising any physical response or restrictive practice. All physical intervention training techniques are selected based upon service need and the techniques themselves are fully risk assessed. All training is delivered by fully qualified trainers with many years experience working in health and social care settings.

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WHO IS THIS PHYSICAL INTERVENTION SKILLS COURSE DESIGNED FOR?

Staff working in care settings and who support individuals may exhibit behaviours that challenge, that include physically challenging, unsafe or dangerous behaviours which may require physical intervention.

SecuriCare are an ICM Quality Award centre (as recognised by the Dept. of Health in 'Positive & Proactive Care').

COURSE AIMS

  • Physical intervention training includes those techniques that may be required to safely prompt, guide, support, hold or move service users whose  behaviour necessitates staff physical intervention
  • Training in the use of physical interventions is provided in conjunction with training in:
  • Risk assessment
  • The role of individual care and support plans
  • Strategies for promoting alternative behaviours
  • Preventing aggressive, violent, unsafe or high risk behaviours
  • Non-physical methods of responding to aggressive or violent behaviour

 

COURSE TOPICS/STRUCTURE:

  • An overview of the Guidance for Restrictive Physical Interventions 
  • Relevant national guidance and legislation
  • The importance of an appropriate values base
  • Staff accountability and decision making
  • Understanding how gender and cultural diversity may affect the use of physical contact or intervention
  • Understanding how age and physical development affects the use of physical contact or intervention
  • Common contra-indications for use of physical interventions
  • The difference between "escorting", "touching" and "holding"
  • Understanding and applying the "gradient of control" concept
  • Avoiding potentially dangerous postures and positions
  • Known mechanisms for injury and fatality
  • Active and reactive monitoring strategies
  • Appropriate aftercare and support
  • A client specific person centred programme can be designed to meet the unique needs of staff and service users and to be in-line with appropriate care plans and risk assessments.

Course content is finalised following a full training needs analysis.

DELIVERY/ASSESSMENT

Formal presentation, group work, practical exercises and discussion.

Learners knowledge is evidenced by verbal or written questioning.

Contact us for more information and to discuss your needs: E: trainers@securicare.com or T: 01904 492442

Additional Information

Product Type Classroom Training

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