The second in our learning series took place on 28th May 2020, focusing on design strategies to reduce ligature and self-harm risks.

At 46%, doors represent the most significant source of ligature-based suicides in inpatient mental health settings So, improving the safety of your doors is the single biggest impact you can make on patient safety.

A recording of the session and links to useful resources are available below for you to explore at a time convenient for you. 
If you have any questions, please let us know.


Useful resources

During the webinar, we mentioned a few associated resources.  You can find links to these below.


En-suite door: Abuse testing

Designed to withstand extreme abuse, the pivots are tested beyond the levels set by current industry guidance.


En-suite: Weaponisation testing

The soft, lightweight en-suite leaves are difficult to swing and minimise the risk of weaponisation.


Catch up on webinar 1

If you didn't manage to join us for our first webinar on the lifesaving details of anti-barricade, you can access the recording and resources here.