Chapter 8: Seclusion – past, present and future

Seclusion should be reviewed by which of the following?


In 2004 Department of Health figures found what percentage of Psychiatric Intensive Care Units and Low Secure Units had no seclusion room?


In Beer et al’s (1997) survey, out of the 65 PICUs with seclusion, how many units had no written seclusion policy?


Which of the following are factors found by Jose de Cangas (1993) to be associated with increased frequency of use of seclusion?


According to the Mental Health Act Code of Practice seclusion should be used?


Shepherd and Lavender (1999) showed what percentage of 127 violent incidents could be managed using verbal interventions?


Which of the following did an inquiry in 1923 at Hull Asylum report?


Which of these things did Soranus suggest that the insane should be protected from?


In Steele’s (1993) survey what percentage of staff felt that seclusion had a therapeutic value?


Morrison and Lehane (1996) found which of the following to be the commonest reasons for seclusion?


In the 1790s which of these things did Philippe Pinel suggest reduce the need for restraints?


The use of seclusion is at least how many years old?


What is the sole aim of seclusion according to the Mental Health Act 1983 Code of Practice?


Which of the following patient characteristics affect the rate of seclusion?


Which of the following are important  factors to include on a seclusion form?


What was the longest single episode of mechanical restraint found by Betempts and Buncher (1992) in American hospitals?


In the 1920s staff in psychiatric hospitals were expected to work?