Chapter 22: Physical environment

Which of the following are important characteristics of an effective Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit / 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 …

 
 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 
 

Doors in Psychiatric Intensive Care Units should …

 
 
 
 
 

Which of the following should apply to standard operational procedures?

 
 
 
 
 

An Extra Care Area should …

 
 
 
 
 

Windows in Psychiatric Intensive Care Units should …

 
 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 
 

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