• Service users receiving any kind of service must be protected from abuse and improper treatment, including unnecessary or inappropriate restraint. CQC Fundamental Standards Compliance, Wales Standards Compliance

  • Restraint is commonly defined as the use of, or threat of, force to make someone do something that they resist doing. Restraints and Restrictions

  • Restrictive practices limit a person’s rights of choice, self-determination, privacy, freedom or freedom of movement such as use of bed rails, safety harnesses and lack of the means to freely leave and re-enter one’s accommodation, and should only be used where more serious harm would result if not used. Policy Guidelines

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