It’s about time that records of any ‘use of force’ are kept
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It’s about time that records of any ‘use of force’ are kept

Wendy Johnson Associate director of safeguarding, lead for mental health/learning disability/Prevent, Great Western Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Swindon

Health watchdog report highlights disproportionate use of restraint

You may be aware that the regulator of health and adult social care in England – the Care Quality Commission (CQC) – has published a report about the use of restraint, seclusion and segregation for autistic people and those with a learning disability and/or mental health condition.

Learning Disability Practice. 25, 4, 16-16. doi: 10.7748/ldp.25.4.16.s8

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