Residential child care is intensive and at times very diffificult work. Staff in residential childcare, therefore, need training, advice, supervision and support in undertaking this demanding work, since they are often doing the hardest of social care jobs. This good practice guidance has been commissioned to assist practitioners in working out policies and practices for restraining children and young people where no other appropriate options are available.
|Number of pages||114|
|Publication status||Published - 2005|
- residential child care
- physically restraining children
- young people
- social work
Davidson, J., McCullough, D., Steckley, L., Warren, T., Davidson, J. (Ed.), McCullough, D. (Ed.), ... University of Strathclyde (2005). Holding safely: guidance for residential child care practitioners and managers about physically restraining children and young people.