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This course is designed with all direct support staff in mind. It is ideally suited to those supporting people who present with low level challenges and staff working in supported living services and remote workers.
Availbale to
  • Organisations following the current BILD Code of Practice
  • Organisations that support individuals who challenge services
  • 2 Days (customised option available)
Course Requirements
  1. Staff working in organisations which can evidence that training will be adhered to.
  2. All organisations must adhere to the code of practice.
  3. The training is developed for Private Sector, Public Sector and Charities providing services to people within; Education, Healthcare, Social care, Mental health, Learning disabilities, Adolescent psychiatric, and EBD.
See What You'll Learn
  • Core Values
  • Understanding Behaviour as Communication
  • Developing Individual Response Strategies
  • Required Standards
  • Physical Strategies (disengagement)
Common Questions
  • Does Timian only teach restraint techniques on its courses?
  • No, our Foundation Course doesn’t include any restraint and courses which do contain restraint, emphasise restraint reduction as a core element of the training.

  • Is this course just physical skills?
  • No, there are four chapters to this course before any physical skills take place. Looking at Quality of Life, Communication as Behaviour, Individual Response Strategies and Standards.

  • Is this course a Pass/Fail Course?
  • The short answer is Yes, we expect that any course delivering this kind of training should have criteria for measuring people’s ability to put the training into practice.

  • Are the courses accredited?
  • Yes, all course which contain a physical element are accredited by the British Institute of Learning Disabilities.

We support individuals and organisations to develop the safest techniques for supporting challenging behaviour.

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