Medway STC review criticises use of pain-inducing restraint on young people | Children & Young People Now

By Joe Lepper | Children & Young People Now | 22 January 2019

A serious case review (SCR) has criticised the use of pain-inducing physical restraint at Medway Secure Training Centre (STC), saying it increases the risk of young inmates being abused.

John Drew, independent chair of the Medway Safeguarding Children Board, said he was “deeply shocked” by the treatment of young people at the STC by staff

The review by Medway Safeguarding Children Board looked at allegations of excessive force being used against young offenders at Medway STC, following a BBC Panorama investigation in January 2016.

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