Reducing Restraint-Related Risks | eLearning

1 module



Course Length
75 mins




Any use of physical intervention, especially physical restraint, carries significant risk. This self-study eLearning course provides critical information to anyone in roles where physical intervention may lead to the application of physical restraint. 

Combining evidence-based guidance on the medical risks from Dr Anthony Bleetman and good practice methods to reduce risks in settings where restraint may be required to create and maintain safety. 


Part 1 | Why physical Intervention and restraint should only be used as a last resort

On completion, you will be able to: 

  • Recognise why physical intervention and restraint pose risks to physical health and mental wellbeing.
  • State the commonly used terms relating to the use of force.
  • Identify some considerations when making a decision to use force.
  • Identify alternatives to the use of physical intervention.

Part 2 | How to recognise and reduce the risks of harm in situations involving physical intervention or restraint

On completion, you will be able to: 

  • Recognise factors that increase risks of harm during physical intervention.
  • Identify key steps we can take to reduce risk of harm during physical intervention as part of our duty of care.
  • State what constitute “Red Flags”.
  • Identify key considerations following use of physical intervention.


By completing/passing this course, you will attain the certificate Maybo eLearning Certificate

Reducing Restraint-Related Risks
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excellent course
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Learned heaps
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very informative
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This course is informative and easy to understand.
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Well presented

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