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Author Archives: Kelly Harrison

New guidelines on recording, monitoring and regulation of restrictive interventions

New guidelines on the recording, monitoring and regulation of restrictive interventions (RI) have just been published by the Royal College of Psychiatrists. Ben Higgins and Sarah Leitch from BILD provided input during the preparation of the report. The guidance focuses on inpatient services, but the principles can be applied to most settings and client groups, such as schools, care homes ... Read More »

New inquiry launched into restraint and seclusion in Scottish schools

The Children and Young People Commissioner for Scotland Bruce Adamson has launched a formal investigation into restraint and seclusion in schools. Campaigner Beth Morrison tells us why this is such an important step. “After seven and a half years of campaigning for change, including a Parliamentary Petition that is still being debated after more than 3 years, I am delighted ... Read More »

Help to shape the future of the Restraint Reduction Network

If you are passionate about reducing the unnecessary use of restrictive practices and would like to be active in the RRN community – please come and talk to us about it. Book your place at one of two free events we are running in April,  one in London and one in Manchester.  We think the RRN should be a place where ... Read More »