Physical Intervention – 1 Day
DURATION: 1 Day
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Physical Intervention – 1 DayOVERVIEW: The aim of this course is to provide guidance and instruction for staff in the underpinning of legal knowledge and physical skills necessary to enable them to be able to safely control and restrain their clients in line with current UK Law and Guidance.
Upon completing the course learners will be able to:
Define the Terms:
‘Restrictive intervention’ in terms of low-level restrictive and highly restrictive interventions.
The concepts of ‘reasonable force’, ‘necessity’ and ‘proportionality.’
How legislation and guidance relating to disengagement and physical intervention impacts upon work.
What should happen after an incident in terms of reporting and support.
Which types of physical intervention carry a high risk and should be avoided.
Control measures that reduce the risk that physical intervention will be required.
The factors that increase the likelihood that physical intervention will be required.
The individual factors that may increase the risk of injury.
The situational factors that may increase the risk of injury.
How to reduce risks associated with physical intervention.
Non-physical methods that can be adopted to pre-empt or defuse conflict.
The principles of disengagement and physical intervention.
Upon completing the course learners will be able demonstrate:
Methods to protect themselves or others from assault.
How to disengage from grabs and holds.
A method to rescue a person from a strangle hold.
A method of physically prompting and guiding a person.
The use of a non- restrictive standing hold that can be used as an escort.
Non-restrictive methods to manage behaviour in seated positions and on the floor.
A two-person restrictive standing hold that can be used as an escort.
A two-person restrictive seated hold.
How to support a person to and from the floor.
How to restrict a person’s movement when in a horizontal position.
How to move a person held horizontally to a safer position.
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