Physical Intervention toolkit

These resources have been designed to support professionals, parents and young people to understand and respond to situations involving Physical Intervention, including guidance around reducing the need for Physical Intervention.

With thanks to: Southampton City Council colleagues who participated in the task and finish group and supported its development – Billy Davies, Lynne McKeown, Jo Halsey, John Draper, Jemma Swann, Faye Robertson, Christine Plascott, Laura Freeman, Carolyn Wilkinson, Alison Philpott and NAHT representative, Liz Salisbury.

Document Type Size
Reducing the need for physical intervention language and practice guidancepdf2.5 MB
Subject to allegation of abuse education settings information and supportpdf1.2 MB
Use of physical intervention in schools – A guide for parents and carerspdf1.4 MB

If you want to find out more about the creation of the toolkit, have any questions or require further support then please email the Southampton Safeguarding Partnership: