CP6 The management of challenging behaviour, violence and aggression (incorporating verbal threats to staff and offensive weapons)


Category
Clinical Practice (Policies)
Code
CP6
Issue No
Issue 11

Target Audience

All CWP staff

Purpose

This policy covers all staff and persons within the Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (CWP) and others who are acting on behalf of the Trust in relation to all incidents of violence and aggression.

Origin

Lead executive
Director of Nursing, Therapies and Patient Partnership

Author and contact number
Safety and Security Lead
01244 397618


Policy dates & history

Implementation Date

15 May 2015

Review Date

16 May 2016

Approval Meeting

Patient Safety and Effectiveness Sub Committee


Appendices

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