Physical Intervention Trainer

Can Staff Refuse To Attend Training Even If The Organisation Has All Covid Safeguards in Place [Video]

Can Staff Refuse To Attend Training Even If The Organisation Has All Covid Safeguards in Place?

I received the following email today that asked me the above question and having checked this out fully before answering it I (with the permission of the person who sent it to me) thought I’d share it with you in the hope that it may help some of you out there.

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How Long Should A Restraint Trainer Refresher Last For

I’ve been asked a question by a guy called Rick, and that is basically, ‘How Long Should A Restraint Trainer Refresher Last For?’, so I thought I’d do this short video to answer that question for Rick, and maybe you’d find it useful too!

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What Makes a Properly Qualified and Competent Restraint Trainer

As from 2022 all trainers delivering regulated qualifications in physical intervention/physical restraint/pmva/positive handling, etc., must all have, in addition to their trainer certificate, a recognised teaching qualification and a recognised assessor qualification.

This video explains and if you’d like to find out more about our five-day BTEC Level 3 Restraint Instructor Award Course where you can gain these qualifications, then please go to this web-page –

Interview With Tony Bleetman [Video]

This is a video interview I did with Tony Bleetman.

It follows on nicely from the one that I did with Eric Baskind the other day and adds a professional medical perspective on a lot of restraint related issues.

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Eric Baskind and I Discussing The Legal Implications of a Care Quality Commission Freedom of Information Response [Video]

Under The Health & Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014: Regulation 13:

“CQC inspectors are expected to safeguard people who use services from suffering any form of abuse or improper treatment, which includes …. unlawful restraint”.

However the CQC’s response to a freedom of information request has highlighted that CQC inspectors are very highly likely to be unqualified or competent to do so because they receive no training in that area.

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