Restrictive Practices and Restraints and Behaviour Support Plans
Restrictive practices and the use of restraints can impact a person’s human rights and quality of life, safety and dignity. In this course we explore how to minimise the use of restrictive practices and restraints and take a look at Behaviour Support Plans.
After completing this course, participants will be able to:
- Identify the types of restrictive practices that have been known to be used in an aged care setting
- Discuss the medical, legal and ethical issues involved in the use of restrictive practices
- Recognise how positive support strategies can be used as an alternative to restraint or restrictive practice
- Explain the aim of Behaviour Support Planning
- Identify who and what should be included when creating a Behaviour Support Plan
- Identify what should be included in a Behaviour Support Plan when a restrictive practice is assessed as necessary
Who is this course appropriate for:
This course is appropriate for all Care Workers, RN's and Managers
Continuing Professional Development Hours:
Up to 8 hours can be earned completing this course.
You can earn 1 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hour by completing the video and assessment questions. If you wish to extend your learning and earn up to an additional 7 CPD hours, you may download the extension exercise which is attached to this course.
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