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The Safewards Model and the Six Core Strategies not only work towards eliminating restrictive practice but also changing a culture of restrictive practice, through increasing safety, communication and collaboration.

The Six Core Strategies and the Safewards Model will be presented to compare similarities and differences, to highlight how they work together and will focus on what these strategies can do to increase positive changes to culture.

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Towards elimination of restrictive interventions: Webinar series

This series giving you the information, skills and practical support to help reduce and eliminate strategies at your service.

Past events

Introduction to the six core strategies

This May 2021 workshop introduced the six core strategies, the Health Quality & Safety Commission New Zealand’s ‘Zero seclusion project’ and explored Te Pou’s refreshed Six Core Strategies© service review tool (2020).

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Leadership towards change 

Leaders are aspirational, empowering, and critical to modelling and supporting a service culture and workforce that has a shared focus on achieving elimination. This June 2021 skill building and inspiring workshop focused on how to demonstrate leadership for change.

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Using data to inform practice

Presented in partnership with the Health Quality & Safety Commission New Zealand, Te Pou and the Office of the Chief Psychiatrist, this July 2021 workshop focused on turning data into clinical wisdom and driving change.

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Full inclusion of lived experience

This workshop explores what ‘towards elimination’ means from a consumer and carer perspective and provides practical advice on how to embed peer-led work in and across approaches to achieve results.

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Workforce development

This workshop presents five workforce strategies to help staff reduce practices focused on containment and control.

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Page last updated: 19 Oct 2021