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The Leaving Care Training Hub is part of The Big Initiative which is a multi-agency collaboration bringing together expert practitioners to provide exceptional resources free of charge :

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Ligature Training Leaving Care
Ligature Training Leaving Care

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This course will give residential carers the practical skills in knowing what to do if a young person attempts to commit suicide. It will demonstrate to delegates the safe and effective techniques when rescuing a person from ligature (hanging).

The main learning objectives of the course are as follows:

  1. To understand ligature risk assessment
  2. To identify potential ligatures
  3. To identify ligature points
  4. To know how to implement control measures
  5. To know how to use a ligature knife – demonstration and practical exercise
  6. To know how to manage the ligatured person
  7. To understand personal risk assessment and approach
  8. To know the single rescuer and team approach
  9. To know what to do post-ligature

This course is specifically for employees who work within Leaving Care and is fully CPD accredited.

Upon booking this course, we will discuss the learning objectives and outcomes you wish to achieve based on the young people in your care.

We also have an advanced version, which is specifically for designated individuals or seniors.

Should you wish to discuss your needs before making a booking, please call 0800 774 7874.

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  • Course Badge
  • Course Certificate
  • Includes Extensive Handbook
  • Includes LOR – Learning Outcome Report
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