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Challenging behaviour

Reducing restrictive practice: a pertinent issue for children's services

Reducing restrictive practice in adult, mental health and learning disability services with the aim of limiting the occurrence of challenging behaviour is clearly being driven forward with the CQC...

Rapid tranquillisation: an issue for all nurses in acute care settings

It is important to differentiate between restrictive practices and restrictive interventions; however, the former may result in the latter. Restrictive practices involve restriction of a person's...

The potential role of nurses in leading positive behaviour support

While PBS is described as a multicomponent framework that is delivered through an multidisciplinary team (MDT) approach, nurses' views of PBS were lacking in literature until recently (Savarimuthu,...

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