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2016 Highlights

We would just like to wish all our customers a happy new year and reflect on the highlights of 2016….

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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