Hospital Violence Reduction and Management

Team Dynamis has been operating internationally since 2008 when our team were first asked to bring best-practice approaches from the United Kingdom to the U.A.E.    Since then our team has visited both Abu Dhabi and Dubai to teach extended programmes, along with consultancy and advisory visits to Bahrain, Oman and Kuwait in addition to meeting professionals from Saudi Arabia and all around the Middle East, North Africa and Gulf Region to discuss how hospital administrators can implement programmes which reduce violence in their facilities.

We have a full suite of measures which address the primary, secondary and tertiary levels of violence management:

Violence Reduction Initiatives and Programme

Restraint Reduction Programme

Conflict Communications and Crisis Interventions

Physical Intervention and Restraint Training Courses

Our Experience in teaching in multi-national and multi-cultural environments is unparalleled in our sector, and our long-standing relationships with clients in the MENA and GCC region attest to this.  Please get in touch to discuss more about how we can help you to reduce violence, cut staff injuries and disruption caused to your services by aggressive behaviour.

Why:    Matched to your needs     Led by Professional Trainers     Legally Audited     Fully Risk-Assessed     Values Dignity and Respect      Safeguards Client rights     Offers Staff Practical Options     Compliant with Government Regulations     Value for Your Investment

Physical Intervention and Restraint Course

By the end of this course, your staff will have successfully completed all the necessary learning outcomes for the award of a certificate of competency from Dynamis.

Staff who successfully complete this course will:

  • Understand the concept of Reasonable Force in relation to physical intervention and restraint.
  • Explore the requirements of international Human Rights and how they apply to physical interventions.
  • Examine the requirements of Occupational Health and Safety best practice and associated guidance and show how they apply to physical interventions.
  • Evaluate the risks associated with aggression and violence (pre-, during and post-incident) and explore how to minimise those risks.
  • Identify and describe the relevant guidance and best practice in relation to the physical restraint of vulnerable individuals and groups.
  • Differentiate between holding, escorting and restraining and non-harmful 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 violence management and tactics.
  • 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.

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