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Privileged glimpses 25: Who put us in charge?

In those early days I would take it upon myself to stop residents at the door and expect them to explain to me why they were safe to go outside. Continue reading

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Privileged glimpses 21: Consequences, learned behaviour and boundaries

Actions have consequences and we do our service-users no favours by pretending that they can behave inappropriately without facing them.
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Privileged glimpses 18: Behaviours that harm the individual

Generally speaking the more that we focus upon a behaviour the more it recurs anyway so only intervene if you have to. Continue reading

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Privileged glimpses 17: Challenging behaviour means …

Challenging behaviour is a combination of two criteria:
1.Behaviour that we don’t like;
2.Behaviour that we think we need to respond to.
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Privileged glimpses 14: You’re probably not an emergency service

If it doesn’t need emergency services it’s not an emergency. It may be something that’s better sorted out sooner than later but it’s not worth putting yourself or others at risk. Continue reading

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Mental Health and Social Care

Mental health care doesn’t need to be complicated Continue reading

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Behaviours that challenge

This easy to follow workbook is full of no nonsense tips, techniques and ideas for dealing with the behaviours YOU face at work (and at home). Continue reading

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