Person Centred Risk & Minimising Restrictive Practices for front line staff
Working with risk and supporting service users to live their chosen lifestyles can feel difficult. Getting the balance right in respecting individual rights whilst also fulfilling our duty of care is important.
This course will look at the principles of person centred risk and care and will help people support and promote good risk assessment and care planning. The course will also look at how to work with restrictive practices procedures to ensure that people are not unnecessarily restricted in our desire to manage risks.
This course is for frontline staff including those new to adult social care.
By the end of this course you will be able to:
- work through dilemmas ensuring a persons dignity, rights, wishes and needs are at the centre of their care while considering their safety
- explain the principles of good risk assessment and how it is used to enable person centred care and positive opportunity for people
- know the importance and how to encourage individuals to participate in the way their care and support is delivered
- explain what is meant by the term restrictive practice and list different forms of restrictive practice
Reference will be made to the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (training is available) and the Care Act 2014 as well as Human Rights.