This guide is designed to help establish a framework to support individuals with learning disabilities or autistic spectrum disorders whose behaviour challenges services and presents a risk to themselves or others. It sets out in clear and simple terms a structured and systematic approach to the identification, assessment and management of risks associated with challenging behaviours.
The guide includes:
- checklists and pro formas to aid working with and assessing risk
- common problems in risk assessment philosophical and organisational issues
- philosophical and organisational issues