Face Down Restraint Caused 13 Deaths Last Year Alone

Face down restraint causes 13 deaths

Face-down restraint is a hazardous position that caused 1000 injuries and 13 deaths last year alone. In addition, figures also revealed that at least 3,439 patients were restrained in a face down position despite the increased risk of death. The key issue here is how the activity of physical restraint is suitably and sufficiently assessed for risk. Yet in many cases it isn’t.

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I am the Director and National Coach Tutor of NFPS Ltd., a specialist provider of Conflict Risk Management Consultancy and Training with specific expertise in Physical Restraint, Breakaway and Self-Defence. In addition to providing training, advice, consultancy and guidance on the physiological aspects mentioned above, we also provide training in NLP, Hypnosis and Meditation as these skills combined provide a holistic way to improve our psychology. By helping people improve both, their physiology and their psychology, we provide a complete and holistic approach to training and development.

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