autism

Mandatory Learning Disability & Autism Training Becomes The Law

Regulation 18 – Staff training in Health and Social Care services has changed As of 1 July 2022 new law has been introduced that will impact all health and social care providers registered with the CQC. The Health and Social Care Act 2022 now requires that all providers ensure that their staff have received training …

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The CQC’s position on the use of restraint in learning disability hospitals

A report published on 22 October 2020 focuses on the use of restrictive practices and restraint in specialist hospitals which care for people with learning disabilities and/or autism.  The report is critical of both providers who deliver care to these individuals and of the commissioners of care who fail to properly intervene prior to people’s …

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