Rethinking restrictive practices : a comparative analysis

Chandler, Kim, Willmott, Lindy, & White, Ben (2014) Rethinking restrictive practices : a comparative analysis. QUT Law Review, 14(2), pp. 90-122.

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Abstract

This paper undertakes the first comparative analysis of restrictive practices legislation in Australia. This legislation, which regulates practices used to manage ‘challenging behaviours’ of people with intellectual disability or cognitive impairment, currently exists in four Australian jurisdictions. The paper demonstrates the gaps in coverage of this legislation and the wide variation of law nationally. We argue that legislation governing restrictive practices is needed, it should regulate the provision of all restrictive practices (not just some) and that there should be a national consistent approach.

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ID Code: 79560
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: restrictive practices, intellectual disability, behaviours of concern, restrictive practices legislation
ISSN: 2201-7275
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Law and Society (180119)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Research Centres > Australian Centre for Health Law Research
Current > Schools > School of Law
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2014 Queensland University of Technology * Faculty of Law
Copyright Statement: This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Deposited On: 18 Dec 2014 04:22
Last Modified: 19 Dec 2014 12:34

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