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Conference 2015 Keynote and Workshop Presentations


Reducing Restraint Through Policy & Practice

Keynote Presentations (click image to download)

01 Kevin Huckshorn 2015

Six Core Strategies

Kevin Huckshorn. Presenting the Six Core Strategies approach and planning tool.
02 Hazel Watson 2015

Policy Into System Delivery

Hazel Watson. Examining how reducing restrictive interventions is forming a crucial part of NHS England’s transformation of Mental Health and Learning Disability Services.
03 Lynne Phair 2015

Leadership and Restraint Reduction

Lynne Phair. How positive leadership has direct implications on reducing the use of restrictive practices.
04 Colin Dale and Chris Stirling 2015

Benchmarking Tool

Colin Dale and Chris Stirling. Discussing the development and aims of the Restraint Reduction Network Benchmarking Tool.
05 Paul Greenwood 2015

Implementing the Six Core Strategies

Paul Greenwood. The impact of the Six Core Strategies on acute mental health inpatient wards across the North West of England.
06 Guy Cross 2015

Reducing the Use of Restrictive Interventions

Guy Cross. The challenges encountered and progress made in implementing positive and proactive care over the last 18 months, and setting out the next steps.
07 Michael Nunno 2015

Addressing Organisational Toxicity

Michael Nunno. How do organisational elements reinforce a culture of aggression, fear and maltreatment?
08 Sam Karim 2015

Legal Aspects of Restraint

Sam Karim. Exploring the legal principles of restraint across all sectors.
09 Marie Lovell 2015

“That Doesn’t Happen in Social Care”

Marie Lovell. Looking at restrictive practices in social care, including those that happen by accident or are de-facto restrictions.
10 Roger Almvik 2015

Risk Assessment Made Easy

Roger Almvik. Developing the awareness of the Broset Violence Checklist in the assessment of imminent violence.

Workshop Presentations (click images to download)

 01 Ian Hulatt - 2015

Restrictive Interventions

Ian Hulatt. Presenting emerging themes following the RCN’s forensic forums UK roadshows.
03 Dave Riley and Iris Benson - 2015

Celebrating Success and Meeting Challenges

Dave Riley & Iris Benson. Looking at the highs and occasional lows of Mersey Care’s ‘No Force First’ restraint reduction programme.


 04 Stuart Guy and Sheila Dixon - 2015

Creating Restraint-Free Environments

Sheila Dixon and Stuart Guy. Highlighting how the BSc/Diploma/Certificate in Health and Social Care (Restraint Reduction) works towards equipping practitioners to develop restraint-free environments.
 05 Isabelle Latham - 2015

Creating Positive Organisational Cultures

Isabelle Latham. Examining the influence of organisational culture and the implementation of person-centred care.
 06 Stephen Davison - 2015

Developing a Restraint Reduction Plan

Stephen Davison. Sharing experiences and cultural and organisational changes made within Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust.
 07 James Ridley - 2015

Restrictive Practices in Older Adult Care

James Ridley. Implications related to the use of restrictive practices for people with learning disabilities and dementia.
 08 Aimee Clarke - 2015

Implementing Department of Health Guidance

Aimee Clarke. How implementing a reduction of restrictive practice has impacted the training delivered to staff working on high-risk mental health wards.
 09 Zoe Whitaker - 2015

Realising Positive and Proactive Care

Dr Zoe Whitaker. Developing a set of standards that are based upon the key recommendations contained in the Department of Health’s Positive and Proactive Care Guidance.
 10 Kevin Huckshorn - 2015

Six Core Strategies

Kevin Huckshorn. Expanding on the themes from her keynote speech.
 06 Hannah Gethin - 2015

Implementing a Restraint Reduction and Patient Safety Programme

Hannah Gethin. Exploring strategies and discussing the progress made, and barriers encountered, in implementing the programme.
13 Sue Hatton - 2015

The Importance of Being Autism Intelligent

Sue Hatton. Equipping staff to ‘Think Autism’ is helping to reduce the use of restraints in Embrace’s adult specialist services.
14 Steve Garvey - 2015

Ensuring Harmony Not Harm

Steve Garvey. Reducing the use of restraint through the promotion of MAPA® principles and values alongside other approaches.
 15 Roy Deveau - 2015

Practice Leadership and Reducing Restrictive Practices

Roy Deveau. Examining the implementation of Department of Health policy in organisational contexts, frontline-practice leadership and getting results for both service users and staff.
16 Joy Duxbury - 2015

“Every Man for Himself”

Joy Duxbury. How specific strategies employed in the REsTRAIN YOURSELF project are being used to significantly reduce the use of restraint.
17 Michael Nunno - 2015

Addressing Organisational Toxicity

Michael Nunno. Building on the topics from his keynote speech.
 18 Jonathon Lynch - 2015

Introducing Long-Term Segregation

Jonathon Lynch. Examining the use of segregation as a way of reducing restraint with the Foundation.