Author Archives: Editoral Team

Prone Restraint (face down) and the Law

Over the last few years, there have been many assumptions around prone restraint and what we are allowed or not allowed to do. These assumptions have ranged from ‘total ban’ to time limits and only certain persons can be restrained. Because of this ambiguity, there are training providers who refuse to cover prone restraint in […]

What is Physical Intervention Training?

GSA PMVA and Physical Intervention Courses at Aiker Training

PMVA Training, or, the Prevention and Management of Violence and Aggression Training is a key skill training subject required in many NHS and private health and social care providers. Physical Intervention specifically pertains to the skills employed by care professionals to stop violent or harmful behaviours that put the service user or other individuals at […]

Restraint Reduction Network

Health & Social Care Courses at Aiker Training

We are extremely pleased to announce that we have joined the Restraint Reduction Network in an effort to keep abusive and unnecessary restraints out of health and social care. The Restraint Reduction Network offer fantastic support for providers in reducing the number of restraints with the goal of minimising restrictive practice and treating all vulnerable […]