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Finding alternatives to restraint

08 March 2011

Learning Disability Practice

Feature

This article describes how problems concerning the prevention and management of the use of restraint are being addressed in the joint learning disabilities service...

What constitutes restraint?

08 December 2010

Learning Disability Practice

Feature

The issue of restraint is topical and important when working with people with learning disabilities. However, there are differences of opinion over how the word...

Restraint in the care of children

08 November 2011

Emergency Nurse

Feature

As a nursing student on an emergency department (ED) placement, the author of this article experienced personal and professional conflict while restraining a child...

Precursors to seclusion or restraint: an analysis

01 July 2011

Mental Health Practice

Feature

This article describes symptoms and behaviours in a small sample of individuals who experienced seclusion and restraint, examining and analysing their medical...

Seclusion in psychiatry

01 September 1999

Nursing Standard

A&S Science

The subject of seclusion will always generate professional, legal and moral debate. Lawrence Savage and Emad Salib examined the continuing and regular use of...

How corrupted cultures lead to abuse of restraint interventions

08 September 2011

Learning Disability Practice

Feature

The challenges of caring can cause severe stress to all concerned in ways that must be recognised, acknowledged and managed. This is important to prevent stressors,...

Millfields charter drawing the wrong conclusions

01 April 2007

Learning Disability Practice

A&S Science

The sentiments of those who support the Millfields Charter in seeking to improve service user safety and, in particular, to decrease the risk of further...

Millfields Charter finding the middle ground

01 April 2007

Learning Disability Practice

A&S Science

To be asked to mediate in a published debate on an important national issue is either a privilege or a poisoned chalice. My therapist will decide. More so where the...

Millfields Charter why I am in favour

01 April 2007

Learning Disability Practice

A&S Science

Some concerned colleagues and I launched the Millfields Charter in October 2005. I am aware that the charter will not be a universally popular initiative. I am also...

The Millfields Charter debate: the founders respond

01 December 2006

Mental Health Practice

General

It still surprises many members of the charter group that some people who work in the caring and education professions still defend the use of prone restraint...
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