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Reducing and Improving the Use of Restrictive Interventions & Practice: Managing Violence and Aggression

This Conference is now Closed

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This conference will focus on reducing restrictive interventions in line with national guidance and ensuring adherence to the National NICE Quality Standard on Violence and Aggression.

“Work is already underway to reduce restrictive practice (restraint, seclusion and rapid tranquilisation) by a third by April 2020.”

The National Patient Safety Strategy 2019

“We know there are some instances where restrictions are used in punitive ways, that can lead to abusive cultures developing. This is a breach of people’s human rights and is completely unacceptable.”

Rob Assall-Marsden, Interim Deputy Chief Inspector of Adult Social Care, Care Quality Commission, November 2019

This conference will enable you to: 

  • Network with colleagues who are working to reduce and improve the use of restrictive interventions in practice
  • Reflect on the lived experience of people who have experienced restraint and how you can work with them to improve practice
  • Update your knowledge national developments and learning including the findings from the Care Quality Commission review
  • Understand what restraint is and what it is not
  • Improve your skills in the anticipation, de-escalation and prevention of violence and aggression
  • Learn from outstanding practice as recognized by CQC in reducing restrictive interventions
  • Develop a quality improvement approach to reducing violence in your service 
  • Implement the 2019 National Training Standards to improve training in supporting people in distress: Certification of compliance with these standards will be a requirement in NHS commissioned and CQC regulated services from April 2020
  • Work with people with lived experience to better train and educate frontline staff 
  • Understand new legal developments including the Liberty Protection Safeguards and implications of the 2019 Mental Capacity (Amendment) Act
  • Understand how to develop effective post incident debriefing
  • Identify key strategies for reducing restraint and reducing harm from all kinds of restraint
  • Self-assess and reflect on your own practice
  • Gain CPD accreditation points contributing to professional development and revalidation evidence

100% of delegates at our last conference on this subject would recommend the conference to a colleague

Exhibition & Sponsorship Packages

This conference offers a valuable opportunity for industry suppliers to personally meet with their target audience away from their workplace in an intimate environment where they will have time to talk and demonstrate the benefits of their products. High quality specialist audiences make having a presence at our events, whether it be a sponsored session, or an exhibition stand, a highly targeted and cost effective marketing channel.

Why Exhibit?

Having a presence at this event will give you the opportunity to:

  • Demonstrate your product, system or service
  • Network and engage face to face with your key audience
  • Generate new business leads
  • Gain exposure for your brand and raise the profile of your organisation
  • Understand the current needs of your audience and challenges they’re facing
  • Update your knowledge of national policy and local developments  


Contact Carolyn Goodbody for exhibition and sponsorship prices, or to discuss a tailored package to suit your needs and budget.

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