Challenging Behaviour in Elderly Dementia Care: Bathing without the Bruises

Splish, Splash, Splosh – I just got Boshed! Care assistants and caregivers consistently find that bathing is one of those flashpoints that they have in terms of conflict and combative behavior with elderly residents in care, particularly those who may be...
Feedback on Personal Safety and Restraint in Managing Distressed Behaviour In Dementia Care

Feedback on Personal Safety and Restraint in Managing Distressed Behaviour In Dementia Care

How to Stay Safe and Keep your Clients Safe when working with Distressed Behaviours Our client for this ongoing training Safe Caring support package is a mid-sized care provider based in the south of England.  The organisation has multiple sites and supports...

Breakaway Training: Judges Comments in Dementia Care Assault Case

Breakaway Training mentioned in Dementia Care Home Assault Case A 75-year-old resident in a care home suffered from dementia and since arriving at the home four months before the assault, he had committed 13 acts of aggression and at least 5 attempts at serious acts...
Training for Restraint:: Things to avoid doing #5

Training for Restraint:: Things to avoid doing #5

The technique being demonstrated in the picture accompanying this post is promoted as a way for controlling violent patients in a hospital setting.  Unfortunately, it is potentially a deadly restraint and its use might go far beyond control and extend to culpable...