CP38 Seclusion and Segregation policy


Category
Clinical Practice (Policies)
Code
CP38
Issue No
9

Target Audience

All inpatient staff

Purpose

The policy sets out best practice in supporting service users who require ‘supervised confinement’ for a period of time. The guidance is based on best practice and guidance from the Mental Health Act Code of Practice [2015] for practices in relation to the seclusion environment, segregation and the needs of the individual for privacy, dignity, nutrition and medication. In addition, the procedures for recording and reviewing seclusion are outlined in the policy along with the appropriate recording proforma.

Origin

Lead Executive
Director of Nursing Therapies Patient Partnership

Author and contact number
CWP Clinical Education, Security and Safety Lead
07827307334


Policy dates & history

Implementation Date

18 April 2019

Review Date

18 April 2024

Approval Meeting

Clinical and Practice Standards Sub Committee


Appendices

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