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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Should We Follow and Restrain Someone Who Is Threatening To Jump Off a Bridge Into Fast Moving Traffic [Video]

Now you’ve seen the videos I’ve been putting out this week on vicarious liability and I’ve now got another interesting story for you.

This is about a care home, a residential care home, it’s not a secure care home, and in this particular care home, they’ve got a service user that started to exhibit some quite extreme behaviour.

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Vicarious Liability and Illegal Advice [Video]

How liable are you if an inspectorate gives you illegal advice, which you feel pressurised to implement (due to the inspectorate possibly threatening to impose sanctions against your company) even if you know it will increase the risk to your staff and service users?

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There is No Evidence To Prove That Dynamic/Pressurised/Stimulation Training Works

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The title of this blog post is based on something someone recently said to me, and the person who said it told me that they were quoting something said to them by someone else. Apparently, according to the person I spoke to what was exactly said to them was: “There is no research evidence that proves that pressurised/stimulation/dynamic training works”, … Read more

Is a Door Supervisor Covered By Their Company Insurance if They Go To Assist Someone in The Street [Video]

I was recent asked this question by someone on Facebook – “If a security company tell door staff don’t get involved in fights or problems on the street, as your not insured to do so, how would they stand if they did or didn’t get involved and somebody got hurt?”

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