Keep it Going! How to Make Sure Staff Teams Maintain High Quality Support

Adults with intellectual disabilities have a right to high quality support, and it is important that services supporting people not only meet people’s basic needs but focus on enriching each individual’s quality of life.  Supporting people to have positive relationships, to participate in ordinary everyday activity, to learn skills, increase independence and be a member […]

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Staff not following PBS plans? Check out these three things!

When a team supporting someone does not follow an agreed plan it can be frustrating, confusing and at times worrying. This can happen whether you are working in adult supported living, residential services, a school setting or in children’s residential services. It’s easy for both the person who is responsible for getting plans into place […]

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School Wide Positive Behaviour Support

© Redstone PBS 2017 The content in this post is from a short talk by Kate Strutt at the Autism Show in Manchester.It is a brief overview of some of the key elements of a school wide positive behaviour support. The aim is to provide some ideas and thoughts about how to improve behaviour across […]

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Positive behavioural support in schools: Its not about rewards and punishment

Discussions on social media around education are always an interesting experience. There are lots of issues raised around the use of punishments, exclusions and ‘management of behaviour’.  Most shockingly was a recent post that analysed exclusions from schools to find that a very high proportion of these within the UK were from specialist schools. In […]

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