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Yeoman Shield Anti-Ligature Guardian Handrails Installed at Mental Health Accommodation

June 23rd, 2021

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Yeoman Shield recently supplied and installed a handrail system in an NHS Trust’s seven mental health accommodation units.

With a requirement for a handrail that was also sensitive to the nature of service users, an Anti-Ligature Guardian Handrail was chosen from the Yeoman Shield range to be fitted to corridor and passage way walls, offering both support as a handrail for those who may require it as well as a form of protection from impact damage to walls from footfall and wheeled equipment.

Using a continuous fixing bracket running the full length of the handrail installation eliminates points where ligatures can be attached. Close fitting wall return ends ensures complete enclosure of all mechanical parts of the rail.

Supplied in Red, the contrasting colour not only adds to the interior décor but can assist in wayfinding. Manufactured from a rigid PVCu material Yeoman Shield’s Guardian Handrail products do not promote the growth of mould or viruses and are easy to clean, being impervious to commercial cleaners.

For more information on Yeoman Shield products suitable for mental health environments go to www.yeomanshield.com or call 0113 279 5854