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Author Archives: Kelly Harrison

Take a stand

As a service user, or friend or family member of a service user, you have the right to know what to expect of services who have been certified as organisations complying by the Restraint Reduction Network Training Standards. This way you know what to look for and hold people to account. Currently, the Training Standards are not mandatory in any ... Read More »

Calum’s Story

Calum was restrained whilst at school – and this almost cost him his life. His mother, Beth Morrison (CEO of Positive and Active Behaviour Support Scotland and Calum’s mum), tells his story.  Want to put an end to such restrictive practices? Sign up to show you’re taking a stand, and receive updates from us.  Read More »

A Changed School: Calthorpe Academy

Principal Richard Chapman and his team picked up an award which recognised how the school has reduced reliance on restrictive practice at the 2018 Restraint Reduction Network Conference. This positive story of good practice illustrates how the principles laid out in the Restraint Reduction Network Training Standards can be applied in practice with positive results.  Listen to Richard speak about ... Read More »

Seni Lewis

You may not know us, but we want to tell you about something very personal that shattered our lives and changed our family forever. This is a photo of our son Seni with his grandmother. Everything you need to know about him is here in this beautiful picture. He was our baby and a gentle giant. He hated bullying and ... Read More »

Scottish Children’s commissioner report on restraint and seclusion in schools

On Friday 14/12/18, the Scottish Children’s Commissioner is to publish a report on restraint and seclusion in schools. Parent, Founder and CEO of Positive & Active Behaviour Support Scotland, Beth Morrison, writes her response to the report below. The way we treat our children, especially those who have no voice or cannot use words to communicate reflects who we are as ... Read More »

Working together to reduce restrictive practices – February 2019 Conference

Thank you to everyone who came to our February 2019 conference, which was held in partnership with BILD and the Royal College of Psychiatrists. The event took place on 5th February at the Royal College of Psychiatrists in London.  Our keynote speakers included Tim Kendall, NHS England’s National Clinical Director for Mental Health and Dr Paul Lelliott, Deputy Chief Inspector of ... Read More »

Save the date – Working Together to Reduce Restrictive Practices conference

We are delighted to announce a new conference which we will be hosting in partnership with BILD and the Royal College of Psychiatrists, on 5 February, 2019. Working Together to Reduce Restrictive Practices will be held at the Royal College of Psychiatrists, Prescot Street, London. Our key note speakers include Tim Kendall, NHS England’s National Clinical Director for Mental Health, ... Read More »

Our webinars

The Restraint Reduction Network runs a regular series of webinars on the first Wednesday of every other month from 12-1pm (UK time). The aim of these webinars is to share the most up-to-date knowledge and best practice to reduce reliance on restrictive practices and make a real difference in the lives of people. This page contains a list of our ... Read More »