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6th November 2014 A Matter of Principles

Author Paul Brennan – Stand2 Director “If you can’t explain it to a six year old you don’t understand it…

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11th August 2014 Launch of the Online Trainers PowerPoint Resource

To counter skills fade, improve standards and further support our trainers Stand2 have now launched the online trainers PowerPoint resource….

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10th August 2014 Launch of the Online Physical Skills Trainers Resource

One of the problems with any teaching is that unless knowledge or skills are regularly practised they are soon forgotten….

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2nd August 2014 More than 90 Assaults on Teachers a Day by Pupils

Official figures show that there were 17,680 physical assaults by pupils against teaching staff between 2012 and 2013. This equates…

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20th May 2014 Do YOU face the risk of violent and aggressive behaviour?

…but lack the skills or confidence to deal with it? If you or your staff face the risk of violence…

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30th April 2014 Prosecution After the Death of a Patient Being Restrained

Care provider Castlebeck Care (Teesdale) Ltd has been fined £100,000 after a patient died while being restrained using an unauthorised…

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1st April 2014 Be Careful What You Want…

Author Paul Brennan – Stand2 Co-Director “We don’t want to teach physical skills!”… I am becoming so used to hearing…

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11th March 2014 7 Ways To Take The Pain Out Of Waiting

In times of austerity there is often a requirement to reduce the number of staff in order to manage budgets….

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21st January 2014 Use of Restraint Orders Doubles in Care Homes

The Care Quality Commission has reported a massive rise in the number of elderly people being tied to chairs, locked…

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23rd December 2013 Blaming the Teachers

Author Paul Brennan – Stand2 Co-Director Recent reports in the media suggest that British pupils are falling behind due to…

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10th December 2013 War Veteran Savagely Beaten in Bed by Patient

An 86 year old war veteran has died 12 days after he was savagely beaten with a bottle by a…

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1st December 2013 16% Decrease in Violent Assaults for West Midlands Ambulance Service Staff

In contrast to the previous article (regarding a 6% increase on assaults on NHS staff) it is nice to see…

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6% Rise in Violent Assaults on Nursing Staff

Assaults on NHS continue to rise. Data from NHS Protect shows there were 63,199 assaults reported in 2012 – 2013…

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10th November 2013 Big Thank You to Red Card Design

Stand2 would like to extend a special thank you to brett and the team at red card design for all…

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11th September 2013 BBC films Stand2 training

Yesterday the BBC filmed the conflict management training session we conducted for newly qualified recruits for West Midlands Ambulance Service….

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29th August 2013 To infinity and beyond

Gerry has been busy carrying out the latest round of training for Infinity SDC Ltd, which included the handcuffing and…

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25th August 2013 Is this Britains Bravest Teacher?

Despite being violently attacked and beaten by a pupil 3 years ago which left him with four metal plates in…

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23rd August 2013 Stand2 begins training for Control Group Services

This week Stand2 began the conflict management training for Control Group Services (CGS) in Romford. This is a company which…

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15th August 2013 Act, adapt and react

The Cat in the Tree Author Paul Brennan – Stand 2 Co-Director There are a few people in my life…

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