Short Courses

Restrictive Practices and Restraints and Behaviour Support Plans


Course Description:

Restrictive practices and the use of restraints can impact a person’s human rights and quality of life, safety and dignity. In this course we explore how to minimise the use of restrictive practices and restraints and take a look at Behaviour Support Plans.

Learning Outcomes:

After completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the types of restrictive practices that have been known to be used in an aged care setting
  • Discuss the medical, legal and ethical issues involved in the use of restrictive practices
  • Recognise how positive support strategies can be used as an alternative to restraint or restrictive practice
  • Explain the aim of Behaviour Support Planning
  • Identify who and what should be included when creating a Behaviour Support Plan
  • Identify what should be included in a Behaviour Support Plan when a restrictive practice is assessed as necessary

Who is this course appropriate for:

This course is appropriate for all Care Workers, RN’s and Managers

Continuing Professional Development Hours:

You can earn 1 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hour by completing the video and assessment questions.

NOTE: Please allow up to 24 hours to enrol you into the course after payment, Duration 1hr, Required Score 80%, Due in 7 days and you can Print your Certificate on Completion