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The Aim of the course is to raise awareness of approaches in using restraint, its management and recording in residential settings

The programme will cover
• Overview of the what constitutes restraint
• Types of restraint
• When is restraint permitted by Law within a duty of care format
• Common methods used for those with capacity
• Common methods for those without capacity or exhibiting signs of memory impairment
• HSE National Restraint Policy
• The course will cover the new legislation in the Decision Mental Health Act.
• Identity the forms and practices that may be seen as restraint
• Show regard to HIQA standards and national Restraint policy processes for utilizing restraint


This course will be delivered online through Zoom. Pre-booking is essential

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Restrictive Practice: 20/08/2045.00