People with learning disabilities who present challenging behaviour are particularly vulnerable to physical abuse. It is argued that training in physical intervention could well be a critical variable in determining whether this abuse takes place. Recommendations designed to minimise the risks associated with physical intervention training are made.
Baker, P. and Allen, D. (2001), "Physical abuse and physical interventions in learning disabilities: an element of risk?", The Journal of Adult Protection, Vol. 3 No. 2, pp. 25-31. https://doi.org/10.1108/14668203200100011Download as .RIS
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