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Sh1

Jun 29, 2012

Conference update from Maybo's lead specialist

Maybo's training specialist, mental health nurse Steve Hunt, has been out and about learning from the experts at two high profile care events. He attended the Positive Behaviour Intervention...

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Best Practice

May 3, 2012

Learning from incidents of workplace violence

“The important thing is that we learn the lessons from what has happened”, a common phrase following an incident, but how often do we really learn lessons and fully implement that...

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Scales Of Justice

Apr 16, 2012

The use of 'Reasonable' force......

It seems that most weeks we are seeing stories covered in the media reporting on issues around the use, or misuse, of force for all manner of reasons. Only last week the Government revised its...

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Care Home

Apr 11, 2012

What to do when relatives become angry and aggressive

As government departments look to trim excess from budgets, many support professionals whether in direct care, social work or care management fields are being challenged to ‘do more, with...

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PCM

Mar 29, 2012

Focus on defusing: Tips for teachers to manage challenging behaviour

Over 900 pupils are excluded from school every day for abuse and assault, meaning teachers and other school staff are regularly challenged by pupil behaviour. Government guidance makes it clear...

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Best Practice

Mar 19, 2012

Best Practice Equals Best Value

With budgets under pressure, money spent on training must add value and bring results. We’ve used our extensive experience of providing our clients with training courses that really work, and...

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Scales Of Justice

Mar 9, 2012

Restraint related risks - learning from tragedy

Maybo estimates that around twenty individuals have died following use of force by security personnel in the UK in the past twelve years. The vast majority of incidents have involved door...

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Moon For Web

Mar 6, 2012

Managing workplace violence

Those of us involved in managing workplace violence are very aware of the cost to organisations in terms of staff absence, staff turnover and productivity. A recent fine by the HSE brings the...

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Mar 5, 2012

Lone working devices

Lone worker devices play a vital role in the overall violence risk strategy for an organisation whose workers regularly work alone either in large rambling work sites, such as hospitals, or out in...

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Open Palms - 2

Mar 2, 2012

Is confidence the key to effective conflict management?

It plays a big part in how people handle conflict and how quickly they act to step in and try and resolve a situation, rather than allowing it to continue and possibly escalate. Delegates who have...

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Mar 1, 2012

Lone working and the Law

There is no specific law in relation to lone workers but the relevant health and safety legislation includes The Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974, and The Management of Health and Safety at...

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