Restraint in the care of older people

Title of guidance:

Rights, risks and restraints: An exploration into the use of restraint in the care of older people

Author: Commission for Social Care Inspection

Report cover: Rights, risks and restraints Year published: 2007
Length: 64 pages
Format: PDF (458Kb)
Other formats: printed copy or other formats on request - phone: 0870 240 7535
Producer/ Publisher: Commission for Social Care Inspection (now part of the Care Quality Commission)
Type or organisation: Inspectorate


Adult Social Care | Health | Inspection and regulation | External Service Guidance | Human Rights Act | GB wide| Case studies

Audience: Senior Executives | Service management | Front-line service personnel | Elected councillors, board members, trustees | Policy managers and directors | Legal directors |

Topics: Human rights | restraint | assessing risk | proportionality | blanket policies / individual assessment | balancing competing rights | involvement and participation | autonomy | mental capacity | residential care

Last Updated: 08 Apr 2014