Describe the importance of communication, de-escalation, and staff support when dealing with aggressive incidents.
Demonstrate techniques to breakaway from: Wrist holds, Hair pulls, Strangles, Clothing and Body holds and defend against kicks and punches
Demonstrate professional, effective, safe, physical intervention techniques to deal with a violent individual with the minimum risk of injury to staff and others, utilizing a graded approach for physical intervention.
Demonstrate the role of communication and teamwork while using physical interventions.
State under what conditions physical interventions should and should not be used.
State current CPR practice guidelines; be able to practically demonstrate basic CPR / life support techniques (Immediate Life Support in areas where an AED is available; and demonstrate the use of a pulse oximeter if available).
Participants should be reasonably fit and healthy and wear old strong clothes and soft-shoes or a tracksuit and training shoes.
This course is not suitable for women who maybe/are pregnant.
All staff who require an annual update of managing violent and aggressive individuals.
This update course is delivered over 2 days.