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5 Nov 2020

Improve Young Offender Institutions With Anti-Ligature Radiators

To become an environment that encourages improvements in behaviours, young offender institutions (YOI) must address the actions that are causing extensive strain on the correctional system in the UK today. With problems of smuggling and [...]

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5 Nov 2020

Young Offender Institutions: The Design Considerations

Young offender institutions have high levels of suicides, bullying and unsafe conditions for offenders. YOIs and youth establishments have the highest assault rates of any prisons in England and Wales according to Politics.co.uk. This [...]

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9 Oct 2020

Why You Should Consider Anti-Ligature Air Conditioning Guards

Architects, specifiers, and ward managers are continually seeking ways to reduce self-harm and suicide in mental health settings. This has led to the development of anti-ligature products designed to protect all users that may encounter [...]

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3 Apr 2020

Everything You Need To Know About Pipe Boxing

Concealing exposed pipework is essential to ensure that safety standards are met in healthcare, mental health, custodial, education and local authority sectors. Alongside this, the pipe boxing’s smooth surface allows for efficient, [...]

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6 Feb 2020

Why You Should Consider Anti-Ligature TV Cabinets For Prisons

Contour’s anti-ligature TV cabinets have been produced for use in various mental health and secure settings as a way of providing an additional element of safety to vulnerable individuals. Within a custodial environment, specifiers must [...]

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31 Jan 2020

Anti Ligature Ventilation Grilles For Prisons: Part 2

Continuing with our topic of ventilation grilles for prisons, this blog post aims to highlight further benefits of Contour’s unique anti-ligature ventilation grille design. Our previous post highlighted the importance of the ventilation [...]

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31 Jan 2020

Anti Ligature Ventilation Grilles For Prisons: Part 1

Contour’s anti-ligature ventilation grilles closely align with the requirements set out by the Ministry of Justice in providing safe, secure prison cells. The high-security grille is designed to promote and maintain airflow, whilst [...]

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17 Jan 2020

Radiators For Prisons: The Design Considerations

Image source Prisons in England and Wales have received an unprecedented number of deaths through suicide over the last two years, prompting architects and designers to consider the custodial and detention equipment they specify.

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17 Jan 2020

Anti-Ligature Radiators and Guards For ‘Safer Cells’

Suicide has always been an issue in UK prisons. Year upon year, death figures fluctuate, but a recent report by The Guardian pointed out official figures, stating that suicides increased by 23% last year. In an attempt to combat this, a [...]

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10 Jan 2020

Improve Prison Behaviour With Anti-Ligature Radiators & Guards

Image Source In order to become places of reform, prisons must address the behaviours that are causing widespread strain on the correctional system in the UK today. The smuggling of contraband, for example, accounted for more than 35 [...]

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