Restraint Training Course
Appropriate and Relevant Training for Your Health or Care Team
Restraint Training for Health and Care
The following physical intervention learning objectives can be achieved for your team in 1-day. We have up to 5-day courses which are addressed to the specific needs of your service and are in line with an assessment of the risks you need to control in your organisation.
Communication: Verbalisation skills for communicating under pressure and de-escalation in high-risk restraint/non-restraint situations
Behaviour: Fundamental understandings about the nature of aggression, its triggers, cues and how to de-escalate it.
Restraint Rules: Understanding Reasonable Force for Control and Restraint Interventions
Duty of Care: Understanding where the duty begins and ends and who carries responsibility for restraint during an intervention.
Government Guidance: What is expected by the national authorities who advise on best practice for restraint interventions and restrictive practices.
Risk Awareness: What are the risks of physical restraint intervention and how to reduce or avoid them
Teamwork: Working in cooperation with team-mates in high-risk restraint and non-restraint situations
Restraint Tactics: Reliable and Robust methods for last-resort physical intervention resolution of high-risk conflict situations
Whether you need restraint training for nurses, or safe holding training for carers, we can teach your staff about holding safely. Our experience ranges from mental health to learning disabilities, from brain injury to dementia. We have provided holding safely guidance and control and restraint training courses to many teams who look after vulnerable people since 2006.
This physical intervention training will enable your staff with the knowledge, skills and judgement to be able to carry out last-resort restrictive physical restraint, appropriately to your environment. Our courses are always tailored for their specific target context and client group. Our team is experienced in training teams working with vulnerable people of all kinds in healthcare, social care, psychiatric, security and hospital environments.
When: 1 to 5 Days based on your identified needs and scheduled for your convenience
Who: Groups of up to 12 care staff are led by each Dynamis trainer (larger groups by request). Nurses and Carers, clinical staff, key workers and therapists can all benefit from courses which are tailored for your environment.
Where: Training is held at your venue
How: Our trainers deliver this course using a mix of lecture/presentation, Q&A, physical practice and scenario rehearsal.
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
Recommended Related Courses: Conflict Management or Personal Safety training, or both depending on your risk level.
Please contact us to gain access to our online Physical Intervention, Control and Restraint, Safe Holding and Conflict Management Training Needs Analysis tools.
We have delivered tailored Restraint Training Course programmes for a wide variety of clients such as those listed here, where you can read about how we worked successfully to deliver their objectives for the training:
- Restraint Training in Learning Disabilities Respite Service
- Restraint Training for Children and Young People Care Homes
- Safe Holding with Older People in Care Homes
- Control and Restraint for Nurses in Brain Injury Rehabilitation Centres
- Restraint Training for Foster Carers
- Restraint Training for Learning Disability Client / Case Manager
- Officer Safety Training for Custody Support Officers
- Personal Safety Training for Prison Officers at the Scottish Prison Service College
- Personal Safety Training for Homelessness Drug & Alcohol Support teams
- Control and Restraint Training for Mental Health Unit
Course FEEDBACK for Jan-December 2016
Were your expectations about the course met?
- Exceeded 52.28%
- Fulfilled 47.45%
Did the trainer observe good Health and Safety practices?
Yes (Y) 98.93%
Were exercises on your training course conducted safely?
Yes (Y) 368 98.66%
How did you rate the Dynamis instructor’s knowledge and competence?
- Excellent 75.87%
- Very Good 21.98%
- Good 2.68%
Were all your questions answered comprehensively by your trainer?
Yes (Y) 98.39%
Was the training delivered using a mix of delivery styles which enabled you to learn effectively?
Yes (Y) 99.46%
Was the course of the right duration for you to gain the skills and knowledge you needed?
- Slightly too long 10.99%
- Just the right duration 72.12%
- Slightly too short 13.40%
Were the techniques and tactics you learned appropriate to the real scenarios you will – or might forseeably – face in your work?
Yes (Y) 95.98%
Were the theory and knowledge components of the course helpful for you professionally?
Yes (Y) 98.93%
This video shows some examples of our mid-tier restraint training. Less intrusive and more restrictive tactics also form part of our complete repertoire for the full spectrum of risks which exist in healthcare, social care, education and security environments.