The Two Biggest Ligature-Resistant Retrofit and Construction Challenges Every Healthcare Provider Needs to Know

by JRSBlogWriterMay 13, 2019
Did you know that your average bathroom contains 14 ligature points? Healthcare providers need to know how to overcome two major challenges they face when undertaking a new construction or retrofit project in order to comply with the Joint Commission and other regulatory agencies. Read this to help ensure a successful project by avoiding costly mistakes.[More]

The Growing Need for Ligature-Resistant Products In Some Unexpected Places

by JRSBlogWriterMay 13, 2019
It's not just behavioral healthcare providers who need ligature-resistant products to comply with the Joint Commission and other regulatory agencies. If your facility interacts with potentially at-risk people, have a conversation about the steps you can take to make your patients or students safer. [More]

BestCare and the Importance of Universal Design in Healthcare Environments

by JRSBlogWriterMay 7, 2019
Most healthcare facilities have a room or two they have set up with ligature-resistant furnishings and fixtures to comply with the Joint Commission and other regulatory agencies. However, at Whitehall, we believe that Universal Design is the future of healthcare environments. Read more to find out why designing patient rooms to meet the needs of everyone, regardless of their mental state and abilities, is a healthcare best practice. [More]

REACH VET – A Predictive Approach to Suicide Prevention

by JRSBlogWriterNovember 9, 2017
Discover how the Veterans Administration is working to prevent veteran suicides and learn how you can help. [More]

What You Need To Know About Anti-ligature and Behavioral Facility Design

by JRSBlogWriterFebruary 1, 2013
When June walks into her bathroom at the mental health facility where she is a patient her very life is at risk. Everywhere she turns there is a poten... [More]