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Reducing the need for restraint and restrictive intervention: government response

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This document summarises responses received to the consultation that ran from November 2017 to January 2018.

It summarises some of the key concerns raised and the main changes made to the final guidance in light of the responses to consultation.

The finalised guidance has been published simultaneously with this document and contains the main response.

Original consultation

Summary

We're seeking views on reducing the need for restraint and restrictive intervention for children and young people.

This consultation was held on another website.

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Consultation description

The Department of Health is consulting on draft guidance on reducing the need for restraint and restrictive intervention for children and young people with learning disabilities, autistic spectrum disorder and mental health needs.

The consultation is seeking views on how well this draft guidance helps a range of settings and services to support children recognised as being at higher risk of restraint. The guidance applies to health and care settings and special educational settings.

The Department of Health and the Department for Education commissioned the Council for Disabled Children to draft this guidance.

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Reducing the need for restraint and restrictive intervention: children and young people

PDF, 232KB, 49 pages

Published 29 November 2017
Last updated 27 June 2019 + show all updates
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