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Robin Mansell

Robin Mansell
Robin is Commercial Director at Contour, notching up over 12 years of experience in advising NHS trusts, care home groups, local authorities and mental health care providers on how to protect vulnerable service users from hot surface temperatures and anti-ligature risks.
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22 Jun 2022

Design In Mental Health Conference – Post Show Review

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.

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25 Nov 2021

What’s The Difference Between LST Radiators & Underfloor Heating?

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 [...]

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26 Aug 2021

Can You Buy Bespoke LST Radiators?

When installing low surface temperature radiators and covers, it’s important to ensure that they are the right size for not just the wall they are being fitted to, but also for the room as a whole. Because of how diverse LST radiators and [...]

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1 Jul 2021

What Radiator Features To Consider For PICUs?

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 [...]

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29 Jun 2021

Radiators For Mental Health Settings: 6 Design Features To Consider

  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 The ones you’re in charge of are a combination of outdated models that fail to meet the demands of the setting, they’re damaged to a point [...]

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25 Jun 2021

The Specifier's Guide To LST Radiators

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 [...]

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30 Apr 2021

Minimising Ligatures In PICUs

Psychiatric intensive care units (PICU) are committed wards for adult patients to provide inpatient mental health care assessment and full treatment to those that are experiencing severe mental disorders. PICUs are designed to look after [...]

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27 Apr 2021

Design Considerations For High Secure Mental Health Units

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 [...]

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7 Apr 2021

Are LST Radiators Appropriate For High Secure Mental Health Units?

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 [...]

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18 Mar 2021

Design Considerations For Section 136 Suites: A Guide For Specifiers

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 [...]

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