Safeguarding patients with a ProEnc recessed anti ligature TV enclosure Creating a safe environment for mental health and high risk detainees is paramount to a life or death situation. This may sound drastic, but the reality is clear and statistics show the number of deaths by suicide whilst in a detention centre or care facility.… Read More »
Providing a duty of care to mental health patients with an anti ligature TV enclosure Up to date health and safety training, in the mental health sector, includes the many issues around anti ligature or non loop furniture, including specific items like televisions. Whilst there is no doubt TVs are a way of life –… Read More »
ProEnc’s suicide resistant sloped TV enclosure are made of steel and used throughout the world as a prefered solution in mental health facilities.
ProEnc USA have successful won 2 contracts for the supply of anti ligature/non loop LCD TV enclosures, for a psychiatric behavioral unit in New York and a detention unit in Seattle. NL36 was the units code and seems the most popular.
Self harm prevention using anti ligature prison cell TV enclosures. Protect what – the detainee or the television set? Both of course. All over the world; every continent, every country, every state, has to address the issue of prisoners or detainees causing themselves deliberate self harm. Whether this is through depression, regret or other mental… Read More »
TV Enclosures for Jails Installing TV enclosures for jails is one of the governor’s and staff’s responsibilities, to keep prisoners safe from harm. In these days of litigation and finding any reason to sue one another, damage limitation is a practical and sensible solution. Ok, so it may add an additional cost, but yet it is a… Read More »
With patient care being of paramount importance, how to pick television enclosures for psych rooms is critical to the welfare and safety of inmates and staff.
The use of sloped top LCD TV enclosures has increased enormously in the past 24 months, due to psychiatric units realizing that they have a real need to protect their flat panel TVs. Why you may ask? Well, if the flat panel screen is damaged patients behave themselves on the broken TV as well use parts as a weapon on fellow patients and even on nursing staff.
Sloped top LCD TV enclosures are designed for optimal TV protection but in truth many of them are used in preventing self harm. While you may see this anti ligature enclosures used often in jails and other penitentiary facilities you will most likely also see them being used in psychiatric facilities. Psychiatric facilities require the same TV protection in jails and mostly for the very same reason.
When sloped top LCD TV enclosures are deployed in mental health units many people question why? The long and short of it, is if the flat panel TVs are not protected they can be smashed and used as a weapon on nursing staff or even fellow patients.