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Special measures coming for failing care homes and homecare providers

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If a school or college is judged to be failing its school children or students through lack of leadership and/or poor quality teaching, there are systems in place to encourage rapid improvement or face the prospect of closure – so …

Positive and Safe: freedom from restrictive practices

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I hope, like me, you have never experienced - or ever will experience - face-down restraint or other restrictive interventions. However, I know some of you may have witnessed such events or restrained someone yourselves. I can only imagine what …

Limiting physical restraint: new consultation commissioned from Royal College of Nursing

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The desire to protect the vulnerable and to ensure distressed ill people are treated humanely and above all safely has motivated all of us working in - or with - the care and support sector to do more. The Department …