Chapter 22: Physical environment

Which of the following are important characteristics of an effective Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit / Low Secure Unit design?

 
 
 
 
 

Doors in Psychiatric Intensive Care Units should …

 
 
 
 
 

The NHS Estates Department guidance (1993) for a 6-bed medium-secure Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit suggests offering how much free access space?

 
 
 
 
 

The design of seclusion / de-escalation rooms should have which of the following?

 
 
 
 
 

Which of the following are possible future innovations relevant to Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit and Low Secure Unit design?

 
 
 
 
 

Kennedy et al (1995) found that 74 of 80 incidents of aggression that took place away from the main residential unit occurred in the …

 
 
 
 
 

An Extra Care Area should …

 
 
 
 
 

Which of the following apply to Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit / Low Secure Unit position and layout?

 
 
 
 
 

Windows in Psychiatric Intensive Care Units should …

 
 
 
 
 

Which of the following are advantages of having a closed circuit television system in the unit?

 
 
 
 
 

Which of the following should apply to standard operational procedures?