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Why it is about time that records of any ‘use of force' are kept

A health watchdog report highlighted disproportionate use of restraint for autistic people and those with a learning disability and/or mental health condition

A health watchdog report highlighted disproportionate use of restraint for autistic people and those with a learning disability and/or mental health condition

You may be aware that the regulator of health and adult social care in England – the Care Quality Commission (CQC) – has published a report about the use of restraint, seclusion and segregation for autistic people and those with a learning disability and/or mental health condition.

The CQC found that many wards were not therapeutic, as well as finding evidence of substandard leadership and poor cultures that

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