CPI Clinical Holding Training

Clinical Holding Training provides the skills to deliver essential care safely and effectively. It’s for when the treatment for a person without capacity is necessary and in the person’s best interests, all while ensuring Care, Welfare, Safety and SecuritySM.

This training was 'Highly Commended' at the HSJ Partnership Awards in 2023.

CPD Certified.

Benefits of Clinical Holding Training

Application in a range of settings

Identify best practices when people lack capacity as a result of developmental and cognitive disabilities; neurodiversity; acute psychosis or other mental health conditions requiring legally necessary treatment.

Safe Care and Treatment

The CPI Clinical Holding ‘Skills Lab’ provides staff with an effective approach for safely delivering essential care and treatment to people with impaired capacity, who are undergoing certain aspects of care and treatment and are presenting challenges to staff that can result in potential harm to the individual and/or staff.

Evidence-Based & Fully Accredited

Our evidence-based approach has been successfully used for over 40 years and is nationally and internationally accredited by IACET, RQF and CPD and is certified as meeting the RRN Training Standards when delivered as part of the Safety Intervention training programme.

Register your interest

Find out more on how CPI Clinical Holding training can benefit your organisation.

Business Benefits

Improve Safety & Reduce Risk
Training that provides staff with the knowledge and skills to confidently manage situations that require safe and effective clinical holding.

Ensure the Well-Being of Those in Your Care
Our training focuses on both patient and staff safety, enabling staff to prioritise care.

Consistent Practices Throughout your organisation
Implement a consistent approach within the whole organisation, using models and frameworks that create common language and clearly defined actions mapped to all risk levels.

Application of Skills in the Clinical Setting include:

  • • Routine assessment and treatment
  • • Nasal, oral and intravenous sedation
  • • NG Tubes/PEG Feeds
  • • Venepuncture/Cannulation
  • Transferring a patient from the waiting area to the clinical area
  • Transferring a patient to and from a trolley or bed
  • Managing a patient in recovery who is disorientated post-surgery.


How It Works


Schedule a consultation

Submit a request for more information on how to bring our Clinical Holding or combined Safety Intervention with Clinical Holding training programmes to your organisation.

Alternatively, you can call us to schedule a blended learning course for your learners.


We train you

We train your selected staff member to deliver the programme/s across your organisation in order to strengthen and develop the existing knowledge and skills of your teams.

After training, we support your trainer with classroom materials and ongoing consultation.


You train your staff

We enable you to combine our evidence-based practices with your organisation’s policies and procedures to ensure that training is consistent across your organisation.

We then support your trainer to help deliver training effectively, ensuring your return on investment.

Bring Clinical Holding training to your organisation

Complete the form and we will contact you with more information about how Clinical Holding or Safety Intervention with Clinical Holding can benefit your whole organisation.