Dignus Healthcare is an award-winning provider of care and support services to individuals with learning disabilities and mental health problems.
Chance Drive Care Home, as a part of Dignus Healthcare, is a residential care home for up to 8 individuals diagnosed with mental health concerns, learning difficulties and behaviours that challenge.
Fixfire® supplied and installed the Life Safety Systems and equipment in conjunction with the refurbishment and extension of this scheme.
Fire Alarm System. Open-protocol system including ADVPLUS1 1 Loop range control and indicating equipment. Category L1 design. The system includes KeyCall® Key Operated Fire Alarm Call Points to all areas accessible to service users and VoidAlert™ to voids. VoidAlert™ gives the added benefit that planned maintenance is carried out with minimum disruption to service users.
Fire Door Hold back devices are installed to certain communal area doors.
CareAlert600 combined Nurse Call and Staff Attack System with vandal resistant display units in areas accessible to service users. The system includes functionality to detect movements of service users within their rooms and will automatically trigger a call if activity occurs outside of preset parameters.
Access Control Systems include CareComm™ intercom access control system to the main entrance and KeyCall® Exit Green Key Operated Emergency Door Release Call Points at perimeter exits from areas accessible to service users. These devices are suited to use the same key as the KeyCall® Fire Alarm devices. Doors are secured with CareLock™ electric releases.
Ultimex™ Fire Extinguishers are installed with positions carefully selected to minimise access to service users.
Fixfire® provides planned and reactive maintenance for the Fire Safety Systems and equipment.