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Ligature Awareness

Start Date: 24th October 23
End Date: 24th October 23
Location: Ls8
Price: £99

AIM To provide mental health practitioners with an awareness of ligature risk and to provide a demonstration of how to use a Cut-Down tool.

TIME: 09.30-12.30

At the end of the course participants will:

  • To understand what is a ligature
  • How to formulate risk and learn good practice
  • Explore the historical context relating to ligatures
  • Explore why a person would use a ligature
  • Explore advance directives
  • Participate in a practical exercise using cut down tools

This half-day awareness course has been developed to provide practitioners with a firm understanding of ligature risks facing front line practitioners.  Delegates will learn how to understand ligatures and the use of ligatures in the workplace and create a positive and inclusive environment. Please note this training is not suitable for anyone who has recently been bereaved by suicide.

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