Learning Disabilities

PCM

Oct 15, 2015

Focus on defusing: Tips for teachers to manage challenging behaviour

Over 900 pupils are excluded from school every day for abuse and assault, meaning teachers and other school staff are regularly challenged by pupil behaviour. Government guidance makes it clear...

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Care Home

Sep 9, 2013

Aggression Against Social Care Staff - What Are The Reasons?

Following its comprehensive survey on violence against social care workers, Community Care takes a deeper look at the reasons for aggression towards social care staff. The survey found that 80% of...

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The News

Jan 23, 2013

Safeguarding Children: Report Calls for Special Measures

BBC News follows up on a story that first came to light in June 2009 with a complaint about children being locked in a padded room with no light or ventilation at the Pupik Referral Unit in...

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Education

Jan 7, 2013

Schools reject union claims over pupil violence

BBC Scotland reports that Scottish councils have rejected claims they fail to give school staff enough protection against violent pupils. The EIS teaching union said schools do not always carry out...

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SH

May 19, 2012

Conference update from Maybo's lead care specialist

Maybo's training specialist, mental health nurse Steve Hunt, has been out and about learning from the experts at two high profile care events. He attended the Positive Behaviour Intervention...

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