Reduce Contamination Risk in Your Facility

Posted by Karyl Walker on Fri, Feb 26, 2021 @ 01:30 PM

Containing healthcare associated infections (HAIs) could not be a more timely priority for healthcare facilities, given the heightened demands brought on by the COVID-19 crisis. While many institutions have adopted strategies to keep high-risk objects clean, these efforts often fall short because of inadequate staff training or inconsistent execution -

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Topics: Health Care Furniture, Group Furniture Buying Advice, Wood Furniture, Health Care, Disinfect Furniture, How to clean furniture, risk management

Managing Risks: Caring for your Caregivers

Posted by Karyl Walker on Fri, Jan 29, 2021 @ 02:24 PM

Managing risk in a healthcare setting becomes a complex task, requiring organizations to consider both the overtly unsafe act and the hidden danger in the environment. Each facility will have its own risk profile based on the characteristics of its physical space, workforce, and populations served. This is why it's so important to have access to tailored solutions that can correct any shortcomings in a facility's furniture and equipment.

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Topics: Health Care Furniture, durable furniture, Contract Furniture, Behavioral Healthcare Furniture, heavy duty furniture, Health Care, Furniture for Seniors, safe furniture, risk management

Ligature-Resistant Furniture Meets Patient, Accreditor Requirements

Posted by Karyl Walker on Tue, Sep 29, 2020 @ 03:10 PM

A patient's decision to enter a treatment facility comes with a great deal of anxiety for patient and family alike. One of the most important ways you can reassure these individuals is by demonstrating you have taken every step to create a safe healing environment. Ligature-resistant furniture becomes a must in this effort.

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Topics: molded plastic Furniture, Adolescent Treatment Centers, anti-contraband furniture, Behavioral Healthcare Furniture, Health Care, Sober Living Furniture, Furniture for Treament Centers, Treatment centers, anti-ligature furniture, high-Risk Environments, ligature-Resistant Furniture, safe furniture

Furniture Enhances Safety in High-Risk Environments

Posted by Karyl Walker on Tue, Jul 16, 2019 @ 11:15 AM

Professionals who interact with high-risk populations have changed their philosophies over the years in how they manage outbursts. A growing body of literature now supports only rare and minimal restraint applied exclusively to prevent harm—with a larger vision toward eliminating the use of seclusion and restraint.

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Topics: molded plastic Furniture, Health Care Furniture, Behavioral Healthcare Furniture, heavy use furniture, Health Care, high-Risk Environments

Trend In Senior Suicide Calls For Safer Furniture Choices

Posted by Karyl Walker on Fri, May 10, 2019 @ 01:48 PM

More than 2 million of the nation’s seniors reside in assisted living centers and nursing homes. A recent Kaiser Health News investigation found that suicide rates are climbing within these settings, suggesting that at least 364 suicides occur per year—one almost every day.

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Topics: Behavioral Healthcare Furniture, Health Care, anti-ligature furniture, Furniture for Seniors

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