Safe Holds for the Elderly

Safe Holds for the Elderly


Who is this course aimed at?

For those working with elderly people who present challenging behaviour

Course Aims

To understand how to safely handle aggressive and challenging behaviour in the elderly

Learning Outcomes

  • Gain an understanding of the health conditions which might trigger challenging or aggressive behaviour
  • Be aware of the legislation which underpins the care of the elderly, and challenging behaviour
  • Know how challenging behaviour is defined
  • Recognise the key causes of aggression in the elderly
  • Know how to respond effectively to aggression
  • Understand how person-centred care planning can prevent challenging and aggressive behaviour
  • Know how to document and report incidents effectively
  • Demonstrate how to safely break away from grabs and holds
  • Demonstrate correct safe hold techniques

Course available as

Face to Face
Course Length: 12 Hours

Contact Us

For more information, or to book any of our courses, please contact us on 01706 375578