Seclusion and Longer-Term Segregation Policy
The aims of the policy are to ensure the safety and wellbeing of the service user. Ensure the service user receives the care and support rendered necessary by their seclusion both during seclusion and after it has taken place. Minimise the frequency and duration of seclusion and prevent any inappropriate use of seclusion. Distinguish between seclusion and psychological behaviour therapy interventions. Ensure proper monitoring of periods of seclusion and to provide a complete record.