Ministers ban child restraint techniques – The Guardian

Posted December 20th, 2007 in children, news, restraint by sally

“Two restraint techniques used on children in custody have been suspended by ministers after medical concern. The so-called nose distraction, involving a painful upward chop against the septum, and the ‘double basket’, whereby the arms are crossed and held behind the back, are banned while their safety is checked.”

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The Guardian, 20th December 2007