low secure unit

low secure unit

An inpatient mental health facility in the UK for patients who present a less serious physical danger to others, where the security measures are intended to impede rather than prevent absconding, with greater reliance on staffing arrangements and less reliance on physical security measures.
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Shy Keenan of the Phoenix Survivors Trust said: "To put him in a low secure unit in the area he committed his crimes is unbelievable.
Contract Awarded for Low Secure Unit (LSU) and work will begin in November on the 30-bed facility, plus offices and additional parking.
The development will include a new low secure unit and the refurbishment of existing facilities.
Bosses took two snapshots of his use in May and June 2007, while he was working night shifts on ward B - a low secure unit for mentally disordered patients.
Balfour Beatty has completed construction of the new Au10 million Women s Low Secure Unit at Clifton House in North Yorkshire, part of the Au4 billion, six-year ProCure21+ nationwide framework to deliver improved value for money in healthcare capital projects.
She said: "When we first opened the unit that the new Westwood Centre will replace, we were the first NHS low secure unit in the country.
The development of West Lane Hospital, run by Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust (TEWV), will include the building of a new low secure unit and the refurbishment of existing facilities.
The site houses the Central Liverpool primary care trust, community team base and administrative support including a 50 bed rehabilitation unit, 10 bed brain injuries unit and 30-bed low secure unit.
He said bosses took two snapshots of his use in May and June 2007, while he was working night shifts on ward B - a low secure unit for mentally disordered patients.
If the review goes in his favour, he will move to Thornford Park low secure unit in Berks.
Avalon will complement the new low secure unit built next door, providing a renewed vibrancy on the Rathbone Hospital site serving the local community.
The existing eating disorder unit, assessment and treatment unit and the low secure unit will be expanded.