The project involved specialist knowledge internal alterations and refurbishment to a high security mental health unit.
The setting required the up most robust and ligature free install due to the service users involved. The site teams were required to pay particular care and attention when installing, to ensure that the patients to be housed within the building could not cause harm to themselves or others.
Several specialist products had to be researched, understood, combined and installed to ensure the compliance to the anti-ligature features. This included specialist windows, sanitaryware, ironmongery, anti-climb fencing, furniture, IPS and internal doors equipped with scales to alert the nurse call system should a patient try to use the doors as a means of ligature.