Legal Briefing Presentation
Who is the course designed for?
For staff who work in Children’s Services, Education, Care, Residential, Fostering and other services and settings where from time to time there may be a need in the person’s best interest to use force to positively handle or prevent further harm from occurring.
This course supports reducing the need for restraint and restrictive interventions and will provide a common set of ethical standards for use by all staff as set by the Senior Leadership Team
Review and discuss the law and legislation regarding our duty of care
The Health & Safety at Work Act 1974
The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999
The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998
The Human Rights Act 1998
The Corporate Manslaughter and Homicide Act 2007
The Criminal Law Act 1967
The Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008
Reporting of Injuries Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR) 2013
Plus relevant sector/industry law, legislation and regulations
You will be accredited in the use of non-pain related breakaway and self-defence techniques.
You will be more informed regarding the need to report incidents of challenging behaviours which in turn will provide you and with data, trends and intelligence regarding the ‘known’ risk types and behaviours faced.
Therefore what measures can you and your colleagues/friends put in place to avoid, prevent or defuse potentially challenging behaviours.
Delivery, Assessment and Certification
Learners’ knowledge is developed through group discussion
The course is nationally recognised and certificated