Access a recording of our learning webinar which took place on 16th July 2020.
The ability for patients to lock and unlock their bedroom door is a core requirement in guidance set by the CQC to reduce restrictive practice in mental health settings.
The impact on patient wellbeing and staff resource is also regularly highlighted in feedback.
With 90% of inpatient suicides occurring in bedrooms and bathrooms ﹘ it’s important to consider options that address both safety and patient empowerment.
In this 20-minute webinar we highlighted the key design considerations of electronic locking and how it can play a pivotal role in reducing restrictive practice.
What will you learn?
- Overview of the CQC guidance and clinical research on restrictive practice
- Key feedback from patients, clinicians and estates teams on current locking systems
- Design considerations of electronic locking to manage privacy and safety
- Appropriate access credentials for patients and staff