Bathrooms were in need of refurbishment, including adjusting position of a nurse call alarm
This issue potentially increases the risk to patient safety were an incident to occur"; | there were no vision panels on doors of patient rooms, meaning that if a patient was on regular observations they would be disturbed through the night ; | the bathrooms were in need of refurbishment, including adjusting the position of the nurse call alarm
, which was not in an appropriate position; | staff on Dinas ward did not have a clear understanding of intermittent observations, and some timings were not specifically stated on the observation sheets; and | a chair being used on one-to-one observations was blocking the fire exit.
Other issues included: | Layout of corridors and associated blind spots made effective patient observation very difficult | No nurse call system in patient bedrooms - "potentially increasing the risk to patient safety were an incident to occur on the ward" | No vision panels on doors of patient rooms meaning if a patient was on regular observations they would be disturbed through the night | Bathrooms were in need of refurbishment, including adjusting position of a nurse call alarm
| Staff did not have a clear understanding of intermittent observations, and some timings were not specifically stated on observation sheets | A chair used on one-to-one observations blocked the fire exit.
A new emergency call alarm
system implemented to replace a faulty one highlighted in the CQC report; ?
He added: "His cell call alarm
system came up and the prisoner with John notified us he had fainted in the cell and cut his head.
We do have a Care Call alarm
system, which involves pulling a cord in an emergency, but it leaves a lot to be desired.
She is especially concerned about her panic call alarm
Under the Police Reform Act of 2002, police can seize vehicles used to call alarm
, distress or annoyance after issuing a warning.
The Volvo On Call alarm
centre can contact the car and get its precise position via its GPS unit - even if its telephone is switched off.
The hospital has been ordered to improve after inspectors found patients were being put at risk by a faulty emergency call alarm
system, poor staffing and incidents going unreported.
One touch of the button on an Aid Call alarm
connects the distressed person to a dedicated Response Centre, which is staffed by professionally trained operators 24 hours a day, every day of the year.
Try to attract attention by banging on the floor or wall, or use your call alarm