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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ASC Realestate Ltd has lodged plans to build a 54 bedroom low secure unit, as well as 30 houses, on land off Mold Road in Gwersyllt.
Lot 3: herschel prins centre (12 beds) the herschel prins centre is a low secure unit that provides inpatient care for patients with a mental illness including personality disorder, with an offending history and/or history of challenging behaviour.
e hospital has four admission wards, a nurse led psychiatric intensive care unit (PICU) and a low secure unit (LSU).
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.
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.
Avalon will complement the new low secure unit built next door, providing a renewed vibrancy on the Rathbone Hospital site serving the local community.
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.
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.
The development will include a new low secure unit and the refurbishment of existing facilities.
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.
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.