It is an unfortunate fact that many patients/inmates of psychiatric
and correctional facilities commit suicide every year. This is true even
when a patient/inmate is known to be suicidal, and is closely monitored!
(Mark Anthony Lynch, MSN et al,
Journal of Psychosocial Nursing, Vol. 46, No. 7, 2008)
Our new version of the Clothes/Towel Hook has a release mechanism
that is set per customer specifications. The hook rotates when a force
is applied that exceeds the release force requested by the customer.
The SP-3V is the only ligature resistant grab bar
specifically designed for vertical installation.
The SP-7WC is comprised of an SP-7 Shower Head modified with
a nozzle that accepts a quick-connect attachment for a hose and
spray head (included).
The SP-10 is a pressure balanced shower mixing valve available with
two different styles of ligature resistant handles.
Ligature resistant products must be installed properly to be effective...Read More
There are an estimated 1500 inpatient suicides in US annually, 1/3 while on 15...Read More
Disclaimer: We are continually adding, deleting, or modifying products in an ongoing effort to improve their safety. Although they make suicide much more difficult, we cannot guarantee that these products will prevent suicide in 100% of all attempts, and therefore cannot overemphasize the importance of diligent supervision as well as the meticulous screening for contraband such as shoelaces. It cannot be overemphasized that proper installation (according to our instructions sent with each shipment) is required to effect maximum safety.