The Care Quality Commission today published an Interim report:
“Review of restraint, prolonged seclusion and segregation for people with a mental health problem, a learning disability and or autism.”
The report focuses exclusively on the experience of those people cared for in segregation on a mental health ward for children and young people or on a ward for people with a learning disability or autism. It follows visits to 35 wards and looking at the care provided to 39 individuals. It makes a number of recommendations for the health and care system.