Interview With Tony Bleetman [Video]

This is a video interview I did with Tony Bleetman.

It follows on nicely from the one that I did with Eric Baskind the other day and adds a professional medical perspective on a lot of restraint related issues.

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Eric Baskind and I Discussing The Legal Implications of a Care Quality Commission Freedom of Information Response [Video]

Under The Health & Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014: Regulation 13:

“CQC inspectors are expected to safeguard people who use services from suffering any form of abuse or improper treatment, which includes …. unlawful restraint”.

However the CQC’s response to a freedom of information request has highlighted that CQC inspectors are very highly likely to be unqualified or competent to do so because they receive no training in that area.

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Ofsted Inspectors and Physical Restraint

I recently wrote to Ofsted under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and the content of my correspondence to them was as follows: “I am requesting information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 on what specific training Ofsted Inspectors receive in relation to the use of force / physical restraint as part of Ofsted’s statutory requirement to ensure that Ofsted … Read more