HealthCareAcademiCymru Healthcare Courses

Course Duration:  3 Days initial, 2 revalidation course or 1 day Break and Escape course. (Includes child adaptive techniques).



This course enables participants to understand, monitor and manage verbal and physical aggression in the workplace.  There will be a half day theory session and the remainder of the course will be spent learning practical breakaway and restraint techniques.

Course Content:

  • Legislation & Guidelines
  • Signs and Symptoms of Agitation
  • Effective Communication
  • The Assault Cycle
  • Assault, Violence, Aggression & Anger
  • Reasonable Force
  • Positional Asphyxia, Compartment Syndrome, Sickle Cell Anaemia, Acidosis
  • Breakaway Techniques (practical)
  • Restraint Techniques (practical)