Conflict Training to reduce complaints

Conflict Management Training Enhances Officer Safety and Reduces Incidents and Complaints of Using Force “Hi, my name is Tom Poellot. I’m the Chief of Police in the Cudahy Police Department in Wisconsin. We chose Vistelar at the Cudahy Police Department...
JCI Issues Sentinel Event Alert about Workplace Violence in Healthcare

JCI Issues Sentinel Event Alert about Workplace Violence in Healthcare

The JCI just issued Seven Steps to Manage Workplace Violence in Healthcare. Physical and verbal violence against health care workers is a worldwide problem and this week it was addressed by one of the largest accreditation bodies who survey and inspect hospitals...

The potential for actual management of aggression

The POTENTIAL for ACTUAL MANAGEMENT of AGGRESSION Twice in this article from the Herald newspaper members of staff at a facility in Ireland mention the specific training system  that they are trained in, presumably for their own personal safety, for the control of...
Training for Restraint:: Things to avoid doing #1

Training for Restraint:: Things to avoid doing #1

This image was first published in an article about the types of physical restraint practices being carried out on children in schools in the USA.   There are a large number of things in this ‘procedure’ which are likely to fail during a...
£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,...