CQC will review and make recommendations about the use of restrictive interventions in settings that provide inpatient and residential care for people with mental health problems, a learning disability and/or autism.
The review has been commissioned by the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Matt Hancock.
CQC will report on its interim findings in May 2019, with a full report by March 2020.
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A blog from D.escal8 about the use of the term challenging behaviour. The blog is introduced here….
Challenging Behaviour is a term the healthcare sector has misused for years. When the term was originally introduced, it was an attempt to move away from the then widely used term “behaviourally disturbed”. The healthcare sector recognised that the term had become associated with some very negative connotations and therefore should not, in good conscience, be given to an individual.
Read the rest of the blog here and comment over at the Facebook group.
Dimensions are introducing 60 extraordinary people with learning disabilities and autism who are helping make society better for everyone. The 2018 Leaders’ List celebrates their achievements across national advocacy, changing communities, sport, art and entertainment, work and education.
Find out about the Learning Disabilities Leaders here