- Value: £450k
- Partners and collaborators: The Health Foundation
- Co-investigators: Professor John Baker
(6CS) – UK: Working in partnership to minimise harm to patients and staff by reducing the use of physical restraint.
to reduce the incidence of harm caused to patients and staff as the result of a 40% reduction in physical restraint by June 2016
The project uses a restraint-related patient safety initiative called 6CS-UK. The team will measure the harm caused by restraint, and other outcomes such as patient and staff relationships.
Physical restraint is used to prevent individuals in mental health services from harming themselves or others. It continues to be used routinely despite adverse effects reported from both patients and staff.
John Baker, Duxbury J (PI), Cullen J, O’Hare B, Hooton S, Whittington R, Downe S, Baker J, McKeown M, Price O, Thomson G, Jones F, Sutton C, Le Bel J, Brown A
The Health Foundation. £450k