Restraint Training: Risk Reduction and the Prone Position

Restraint Training: Risk Reduction and the Prone Position

Reducing Risk and the Prone Position A representative of ACPO’s Self Defence, Arrest and Restraint (SDAR) Working Group described in evidence to an inquiry how to differentiate between the Control Phase and the Restraint Phase of a physical intervention.  Once Control...
Restraint Training: Uncommon Sense in Safely Caring for Older People

Restraint Training: Uncommon Sense in Safely Caring for Older People

Safely caring for older people who exhibit difficult-to-predict behaviours associated with the stresses of living in care can be quite an art!  This week has all been about the uncommon sense involved in safely delivering personal care for unpredictable residents.  A...

Case Study: Learning Disability Respite Service

Learning Disability Service Learning Disability Service Case:  A charity organisation serving children with disabilities and their families, providing day and overnight short-term respite services asked Dynamis to assist with training needs for their staff.   A number...
Course Photo:  Disengagement from Violence

Course Photo: Disengagement from Violence

Training Director Gerard O’Dea was snapped on camera at a recent course demonstrating a concept from @Vistelar’s Verbal Defence and Influence programme about “When Words Alone Fail” – the moment when a professional decides to disengage...

Case Study: Care Home for Children and Young People

Care Home for Children Care Home for Children Case:  A group of care homes were looking for a modern, up-to-date approach to dealing with physical challenges with young people in their care.  Their young clients can present particularly risky behaviours, often with...