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Using a physiotherapist to assess the suitability of physical intervention skills

09 April 2010

Learning Disability Practice

Feature

It is universally agreed that the use of physical intervention techniques on service users with learning disabilities is to be avoided if possible. This article...

Martial arts, disruptive innovation and the future of physical interventions in learning disability settings

24 January 2018

Learning Disability Practice

Evidence & practice

Physical intervention techniques must continue to be refined and developed to ensure they are safe and fit for purpose. However, it could be argued that innovation...

Nursing intervention for day-case laparoscopic cholecystectomy

17 October 2007

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

A considerable amount of elective surgery can now be undertaken on a day-case or short-stay basis–23-hour or 72-hour stay. Such changes to modern surgery are...

Physical interventions: hiding in plain sight

Learning Disability Practice

evidence & practice

The 2014 launch of Positive and Proactive Care: Reducing the Need for Restrictive Interventions by the Department of Health (DH) in England was a landmark event. It...

Physical interventions: hiding in plain sight

28 November 2016

Learning Disability Practice

Evidence & practice

The 2014 launch of Positive and Proactive Care: Reducing the Need for Restrictive Interventions by the Department of Health (DH) in England was a landmark event. It...

Physical intervention training for parents and carers

29 June 2015

Learning Disability Practice

Art & Science

Training staff and paid carers who support people with learning disabilities and challenging behaviour in the use of physical interventions has become accepted...