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Guidance on reducing restrictive practice

A guide to reducing restrictive practice has been published by the Local Government Association.

The guide aims to ensure that providers’ use and training in restrictive practice is in line with registration and contractual requirements.

According to CQC guidance Out of sight – who cares?, providers should review their practice to ensure that restrictive interventions are used for the shortest possible time in line with the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guideline on violence and aggression: short-term management in mental health, health and community settings

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