DISCLAIMER: PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS PROTOCOL HAS NOT BEEN REVIEWED, NOR UPDATED, SINCE PUBLISHED IN 2009. ADCS CANNOT GUARANTEE THAT ALL CONTENT WITHIN THE PROTOCOL REMAINS APPLICABLE. WE WOULD RECOMMEND ALL LOCAL AUTHORITIES TO ENSURE ANY INTERNAL PROTOCOLS ON RESTRICTIVE PHYSICAL INTERVENTIONS ARE INLINE WITH GOVERNMENT GUIDELINES ON THE SUBJECT.
ADCS protocol for local children’s services authorities on restrictive physical interventions in schools, residential and other care settings for children and young people
The purpose of this document is to offer guidance to local authorities on the use of Restrictive Physical Interventions (RPI) in schools, residential and other care settings for children and young people. The document also includes an example of a restraint recording form