World-first as UK launches mental health construction products guidance
BRE and the Design in Mental Health Network launch mental health products certification scheme to address long-standing problems for designers and manufacturers
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Challenging stigma through design
The forward-thinking design of a new psychiatric facilityis helping to challenge the stigma attached to mentalill health as well as creating a more-therapeuticsetting for recovery.
Partnership provides complete security solution for medium-secure unit
Abloy UK has partnered with Grantfen to supply a new security system to Mersey Care Foundation Trust’s new medium-secure unit, Rowan View. Opened in 2020, the purpose-built facility consists of 123 beds over eight wards. The £53m development represents the trust’s ambition for a new centre delivering innovative treatments to improve recovery times for people with mental health and learning disabilities. The challenge To provide convenience and safety to all guests, visitors and staff; Mersey Care’s new d...
Work starts on psychiatric intensive care unit for young people 
New facility will provide inpatient mental health services, assessment and comprehensive treatments for young people across the Thames Valley region
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Putting people first
Coverage from the 2021 mental health & dementia facilities virtual forum
Dementia care home for veterans gets a facelift
A specialist dementia care home in Warwickshire has been refurbished to provide increased support for veterans and their families. J Tomlinson’s refurbishment and engineering team delivered the improvement scheme at The Royal British Legion’s Galanos House. The £2.3m upgrade included the creation of two extensions to support increased capacity, as well as landscaping and parking works. As well as providing 10 additional dementia care bedrooms in the home’s award‐winning Poppy Lodge, J Tomlinson also wor...

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