Tag Archives: Physical Control in Care

Waplington Report (Youth Justice Board, Hassockfield STC)

Adam Rickwood killed himself 6 hours after use of a restraint by Serco staff using a PCC approved physical restraint at Hassockfield Secure Training Centre in 2004. He was aged just 14. For more details see Adam Rickwood’s Story by … Continue reading

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2007 (Myatt 2 of 5) R(W) v HM Deputy Coroner for Northamptonshire. High Court

These 5 appeals relate to the death of Gareth Myatt, aged 15, in Rainsford Secure Training Centre in 2004. He was under 5 feet tall, weighed 6 and a half stone. He died in an approved restraint technique known as … Continue reading

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2007 (Myatt 1 of 5) R (W) v HM Assistant Deputy Coroner N’Hants and Others. Divisional Court

These 5 appeals relate to the death of Gareth Myatt, aged 15, in Rainsford Secure Training Centre in 2004. He was under 5 feet tall, weighed 6 and a half stone. He died in an approved restraint technique known as … Continue reading

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Adam Rickwood’s Story by Carolyne Willow

Recently I blogged the court appeals about the death of Adam Rickwood,  [3] [4] [5] who killed himself in 2004, aged 14 not long after the use of unlawful restraint and distraction techniques by SERCO. Adams death was shocking, even … Continue reading

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