Physical Intervention Awareness Training Course

Physical Intervention Awareness Training Course

Physical Intervention Awareness

Course Description

Physical intervention Skills may be needed in some care environments to manage challenging behaviour safely. Depending on the risks faced in therole this can involve anything from avoidance and disengagement skills for those in community environments through to rescue, escorting and holding skills, which may be particularly relevant in mental health and learning disability, care and residential settings. We can offer you a bespoke designed programme at your venue aimed towards your individual organisation needs.

Course Contents

  • What is Physical Intervention
  • Challenging Behaviour and Physical Intervention
  • Anger, Aggression, and Physical Assault
  • Dementia and physical intervention
  • Triggers
  • The law and physical intervention
  • The Assault Cycle
  • Breakaway techniques
  • Basic holding techniques

Course Length

Approx 6 Hours, tailored to your needs.

Course Delivery and Certification

This course contains both theory and practical elements. The theoretical part covers all aspects of law, including Health & Safety at Work Act, Human Rights, Mental Health Act, Common Law & Criminal Law. The practical training ensures all attendees are able to put in to practice the techniques learnt, are confident in their ability and have passed a practical competency assessment.


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