Focusing on the legal, ethical and practical issues in the use of restrictive practices
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Focusing on the legal, ethical and practical issues in the use of restrictive practices

How mental health nurses can carry out safe and humane interventions with service users – as well as identify and challenge the misuse of practices in the workplace

Scandals involving misuse of restrictive practices, sometimes referred to as restraint, have led to renewed calls for these interventions to be safe, humane, and undertaken only when in the best interests of the individual and in proportion to risk.

Mental Health Practice. 26, 1, 10-11. doi: 10.7748/mhp.26.1.10.s4

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