Reference 2017-108

REF:            2017-108

Subject:        Restraint patients

    

 

Request:

1) How many times were security staff called to restrain patients at your organisation?

 

(i) Between April 2015 to March 2016 Eg: 42 times

(ii) Between April 2016 to the end Jan 2017 Eg: 27 times

 

2) If recorded, please detail the condition of the patients who were restrained and/or reason the patient needed to be restrained

Eg: 1 patient with dementia, became confused and aggressive; 1 patient – suffering psychotic episode attacked nurses etc

 

3) How many of the patients who needed to be restrained in total had dementia?

Eg: 3 patients

 

4) Does your organisation employ an Admiral nurse (dementia specialist nurse) or other dementia lead nurse [please specify]?

Eg: Yes/No

 

5) Is your organisation signed up to John’s Campaign?

[For info: http://johnscampaign.org.uk/#/ and http://johnscampaign.org.uk/#/participants ]

Eg: Yes/No

 

 

Response:

1) How many times were security staff called to restrain patients at your organisation?

 

(i) Between April 2015 to March 2016 Eg: 42 times

(ii) Between April 2016 to the end Jan 2017 Eg: 27 times

(i) 117 Times

(ii) 170 times

2) If recorded, please detail the condition of the patients who were restrained and/or reason the patient needed to be restrained

 

Eg: 1 patient with dementia, became confused and aggressive; 1 patient – suffering psychotic episode attacked nurses etc

Not recorded
3) How many of the patients who needed to be restrained in total had dementia?

 

Eg: 3 patients

Not recorded
4) Does your organisation employ an Admiral nurse (dementia specialist nurse) or other dementia lead nurse [please specify]?

 

Eg: Yes/No

Yes, we have a Dementia Nurse Specialist.   
5) Is your organisation signed up to John’s Campaign?

 

[For info: http://johnscampaign.org.uk/#/ and

http://johnscampaign.org.uk/#/participants ]

 

Eg: Yes/No

We are not currently signed up to John’s Campaign, however we have a similar system of open visiting via a card scheme.