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Ligature Awareness and Protocol Train the Trainer 15 December 2021

This training is often required in settings where there is a risk of individuals attempting ligaturing and self-strangulation.

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Ligature Awareness and Protocol Train the Trainer 15 December 2021 Overview:

This full-day training course is designed to give trainers the skills and confidence to deliver in house training in ligature audits, risk assessments and safe use of managing ligature events. The course explores what ligatures are, and encourages staff to assess their own environment for anchor points and potential ligatures points. As well as tools for pre-written and ongoing risk assessment, staff will be instructed in safe and appropriate practices in the event of a person self-ligating. They are taught how to appropriately manage a situation and safely use ligature cutters with opportunity for practical demonstration and practice.

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The course is delivered over 1 day

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What is covered:

Learners that attend this course will be able to understand definitions of terms and guidelines relating to Ligature protocol.  They will be given the knowledge to perform an environmental suicide and ligature point risk assessment, and be able to outline the benefits of an environmental assessment and risk reduction policy.  Learners will be taught to support good practice in assessing and removing potential ligature material, and be practically instructed on the safe use and storage of ligature cutters, and how to follow correct procedures in the event of use both during and after.  This course also includes basic instruction in BLS, and will inform learners on quick and effective application of basic life support techniques

Who is the course for?

This full-day training course is designed for in house trainers that want to be able to deliver in-house training in ligature audits, risk assessments and safe use of managing ligature events. Attendees must evidence knowledge and experience in teaching BSL skills in order to attend the course. E.g teaching qualification and First Aid at Work Qualification.

What will you achieve?

  • Understand definitions of terms and guidelines
  • Outline the benefits of an environmental assessment and risk reduction policy
  • Perform an environmental suicide and ligature point risk assessment
  • Support good practise in assessing and managing potential ligature risk
  • Safely use and store ligature cutters and follow correct procedures in the event of use both during and after.
  • Perform emergency procedures and BLS
  • Understand the process and procedures involved in delivering a theory-based and practical skills course in ligature protocol

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