Restrictive practices and the use of restraints can impact a person’s human rights and quality of life, safety and dignity. In this course we explore how to minimise the use of restrictive practices and restraints.
* Identify the types of restrictive practices that have been known to be used in an aged care setting
* Discuss the medical, legal and ethical issues involved in the use of restrictive practices
* Recognise how positive support strategies can be used as an alternative to restraint or restrictive practice