Train the Trainer Course for Services caring for People with Learning Disabilities and Complex Needs

Vulnerable Clients and Behaviours of Concern in Learning Disabilities Services The proposed programme for this learning disabilities service will build a process within which we can create a change of heart in your staff teams so that they can Keep Everyone Safe even...
£150,000 fine for Care Home Wheelchair Restraint Strap Death

£150,000 fine for Care Home Wheelchair Restraint Strap Death

A private healthcare company was fined £150,000 in January 2012 after admitting its part in the death of an elderly nursing home resident who was strangled by a wheelchair lap belt.  Brigid O’Callaghan, known as Vera, was found dead on the morning of October 28,...

Case Study: Brain Injury Rehabilitation Centre

Brain Injury Staff Training in Dealing with Distressed or Challenging Behaviours Brain Injury Training Project Case:  a brain-injury rehabilitation hospital, with a specific focus on short- to medium-term care and support for people with brain injuries.   The hospital...

Restraint Training: Soft Cuff as the Least Restrictive Option – Part 1

The Alternative option: Soft-Cuffs (Emergency Response Cuff – ERC)  An innovative and very significant restraint device is now available to hospitals and care services in the UK and we believe that it deserves a serious and comprehensive exploration. The...