Highlighting the latest anti-ligature heating products and showcasing the wider product range, Contour Heating attended its first Design In Mental Health Exhibition for almost 3 years.
When you’re involved in the design of a setting that requires safe heating, you will have to make a number of crucial decisions surrounding the type of heating you specify. Quite often, this will boil down to whether you opt for underfloor [...]
For adults experiencing severe mental health disorders, Psychiatric Intensive Care Units (PICUs) provide invaluable support, assessment, and treatment in a warm and welcoming manner. With a focus on stabilisation and ensuring service users [...]
Imagine this. You’re responsible for replacing existing radiators for a mental health environment. The ones you’re in charge of are a combination of outdated models that fail to meet the demands of the setting, they’re damaged to a point [...]
When given the task of replacing or introducing new radiators in schools, care homes, mental health units or even hospitals and commercial offices, there are plenty of things to consider. Simply fitting any radiator isn’t enough and you [...]
Psychiatric intensive care units (PICU) are dedicated wards for adult patients to provide inpatient mental health care assessment and full treatment to individuals who are experiencing severe mental disorders. Due to the vulnerability of [...]
Psychiatric intensive care units (PICU) are intended to look after patients who cannot be managed on open psychiatric wards due to the level of risk the Service User poses to themselves or others. There are levels of risks because PICUs [...]
A Section 136 Suite must be a safe, secure and a comfortable environment for individuals who are vulnerable and often exhibit unpredictable behaviours. For this reason, architects and specifiers must seek ways to ensure a section 136 suite [...]