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November

Article: Whitehall® Proudly Introduces Stainless Steel Training Stairs

City of Industry, CA
November 24, 2019

Whitehall Manufacturing® is proud to announce the newest addition to our rehabilitation line: Stainless Steel Training Stairs!

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October

Interview: Committed to Can-Do

City of Industry, CA
October 4, 2019

Over the course of 65 years, a single manufacturer called Acorn Engineering Company® has become an international corporation encompassing 25 divisions, nine locations around the world, and over 1,800 employees.

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July

Article: Introducing the BestCare® Ligature-Resistant Flush Valve Cover

City of Industry, CA
July 23, 2019

Flush valves are main ligature points in behavioral healthcare environments, and Whitehall Manufacturing® has found the solution. Introducing the BestCare® Ligature-Resistant Flush Valve Cover featuring Sensor Operated Flush Activation!

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Article: Whitehall to Attend Behavioral Health Workshop in Baltimore!

City of Industry, CA
July 18, 2019

Whitehall Manufacturing® is excited to announce that we will be attending the Behavioral Health Workshop put on by The Center for Health Design.

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June

Article: INTRODUCING THE BESTCARE® LIGATURE-RESISTANT FAUCET

City of Industry, CA
June 26, 2019

Protect your patients where risk is a concern with the BestCare® Ligature-Resistant Sensor Faucet by Whitehall®!

A dual temperature sensor allows users to safely wash hands with hot and cold water. Sensor activation permits water to flow until hands are removed from the sensor range, effectively aiding in infection prevention.

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Resource: June PTSD Awareness Month

City of Industry, CA
June 6, 2019

PTSD affects 8 million people across the country, and most of them aren’t receiving the help they need. We want to help spread the word that effective treatments are available and can help improve quality of life. The VA’s National Center for PTSD offers helpful information and resources for veterans and civilians alike:

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Article: BestCare® Ligature-Resistant Mirrors

City of Industry, CA
June 6, 2019

PTSD affects 8 million people across the country, and most of them aren’t receiving the help they need. We want to help spread the word that effective treatments are available and can help improve quality of life. The VA’s National Center for PTSD offers helpful information and resources for veterans and civilians alike:

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May

Resource: May Mental Health Awareness Month

City of Industry, CA
May 23, 2019

As Mental Health Awareness Month draws to a close, we at Whitehall would like to show our support to those who live with a mental illness—or love someone who does—and remind them they are not alone.

Visit the National Institute of Mental Health for a list of available resources:

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Article: The Two Biggest Ligature-Resistant Retrofit and Construction Challenges Every Healthcare Provider Need to Know

City of Industry, CA
May 13, 2019

Did you know that your average bathroom contains 14 ligature points? Healthcare providers undertaking retrofit or new construction products 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.

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

City of Industry, CA
May 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.

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Article: BestCare and the Importance of Universal Design in Healthcare Environments

City of Industry, CA
May 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.

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March

Article: Introducing the BestCare® Ligature-Resistant Vinyl Floor Drain

City of Industry, CA
March 29, 2019

Whitehall Manufacturing® is proud to announce the newest addition to the BestCare® line of ligature-resistant healthcare products: the BestCare Vinyl Floor Drain!

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Article: Does This New Study Have Major Implication for Infection Control?

City of Industry, CA
March 29, 2019

New research finds a high prevalence of KPC in hospital sink drains. When it comes to reducing hospital acquired infections (HAIs), the decisions you make when choosing fixtures for your facility can have an impact.

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January

Article: Acorn & Whitehall Toilets Receive WaterSense Certification

City of Industry, CA
January 18, 2019

WaterSense recent advancements have allowed toilets to use 1.28 gallons per flush or less while still providing equal or superior performance.

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