Yewdale is committed to providing internal shading and privacy solutions, creating safe and maintenance free environments, for all commercial applications worldwide.

Within our comprehensive portfolio of tried and tested blind, curtain divider and window curtain track systems, our anti-ligature range focuses on a unique 100% failsafe approach.

In today’s world our solutions transform places of care into failsafe areas, providing better environments for service users to be healed in and giving peace of mind to staff members allowing them more time to care.


Wallgate is a manufacturer of attractive, robust and anti-ligature sanitaryware together with water management systems. Our products are designed to help prevent self harm and normalise environments.

Our systems have been developed to offer high levels of water/power management which maximise efficiencies, prevent misuse, and provide safe environments via automated hygiene purging cycles.

Working closely with clients we provide expertise in bathroom design, minimising construction costs and maximising operational energy and water conservation.


Tough Furniture

Tough Furniture is a manufacturing company which has for over 20 years specialised in the design and production of furniture for the challenging behaviour areas of social care. This experience has grown from continuing innovation in response to the developing needs of both end users and care providers, and depends upon our close liaison with them. Our R&D for mental health accommodation focuses on new materials and manufacturing techniques to keep solving problems with furniture.

Teal LifeCare

‘Teal LifeCare’ is a dedicated project management team, offering a total solutions package - from concept through to fully installed furniture and furnishing schemes. Teal is an innovative UK manufacturer with substantial production, design and testing facilities.

The Teal mental health collection features innovative, new LifeCare collections designed to meet the specific requirements of dementia, challenging behaviour, learning disabilities and mental health.


TB+A are a national leading building services engineering design practice. Healthcare is a consistent and substantial portion of our offer and continues to provide us with exciting, innovative and rewarding projects through various procurement routes.

Everything we do is driven by the needs of patients, visitors and staff, as well as those responsible for operating the building. We deliver welcoming, comfortable environments that are functional, easy to operate and efficient in use all balanced with affordability.

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Surelock McGill Group

Surelock McGill Group - Bespoke manufacturer of specialist ironmongery and doorsets, able to provide flexible options in relation to door design and functionality:

Surelock McGill - Manufacture anti-ligature ironmongery, single and multipoint locking devices, panic exit devices, door serving hatches, tamper proof keyrings and more. These products offer complete safety with ultimate security.

Stafford Bridge Doors - Timber security doorsets that meet the highest standards of physical attack and offer excellent aesthetics. Specialists in Seclusion suite doors.

Static Systems Group

Static Systems Group is a long established provider of advanced alarm and communication systems for healthcare environments, with a proven track record in providing solutions for the protection of vulnerable patients and the staff who care for them.


Safehinge is the market leader in safe door systems thanks to our passion for finding new ways of doing things.

Our Symphony doorset was awarded product innovation of the year at the DIMHN annual awards in 2014. Symphony incorporates our safe pivot system and overhead transom closer. Creating a safe door that is anti-ligature and anti-barricade. Our CE marked closer gives specifiers a range of options - standard, hold open and freeswing for low strength users.

We’re always thinking about how our award winning products can be improved and thrive on customer feedback. We listen carefully, embrace inspirational ideas, then combine them with outstanding design and exceptional customer service. It’s why we’re simply different.


Primera is a U.K. based company specialising solely in the design and manufacture of anti-ligature door and window hardware for use in applications where there is risk of self-harm.

Our mission is to ensure that each and every one of our products is fit for purpose, extremely robust and provides clinical staff with all the necessary safety features to address the challenges that can occur on the ward during the course of their working day.


Since 1992, Pinpoint's staff personal alarm systems have been relied upon by thousands of mental health care establishments to help keep their staff safe at work. The systems incorporate Pinpoint's trusted infrared technology, are very simple to use, extremely reliable and have no controller or central computer to fail.

For more information on staff personal alarm systems and their interaction with our Access Control and CCTV systems, email or telephone 01333 421706.

Pineapple Contracts

Pineapple Contracts have been manufacturing safe, secure and stylish contract furniture for over 35 years. During this time their product range has evolved to include a host of safety features to protect staff as well as users.

What sets Pineapple furniture apart is exceptional longevity coupled with the level of style and comfort you would expect from your furniture at home.

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P+HS Architects

Over the last thirty years we’ve built our reputation on the design and delivery of calm and uplifting healthcare buildings, adopting a balanced approach between the desire for welcoming, therapeutic environments that focus on recovery and those that provide safety, security and clinical excellence. We know that the very best projects are the result of collaborations and we work hard to ensure all stakeholders have a voice in the design of their facility.

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The Kingsway Group

The Kingsway Group is the home of the Hunter brand of doorsets which are designed and manufactured specifically for the mental health sector.

The Kingsway Group is unique in manufacturing the Logica brand of anti-ligature hardware and the Lux range of privacy vision panels which enable us to provide our clients a one-stop solution with all components being manufactured in-house.

The Kingsway Group continue to lead the way in product innovation with many market leading solutions having been developed through our close working relationships with the mental health sector and our ability to deliver quality products that have been proven to perform.

Knightsbridge Furniture

Knightsbridge Furniture has supplied high quality innovative, British made furniture to the Healthcare, Care and Residential, Mental Health and Hotel and Leisure sectors for over 75 years.

A champion of customer satisfaction, Knightsbridge’s team of internal and external designers work closely with clients to ensure that finished products meet the requirements of specified environments without compromising on current market trends and aesthetics proving that functionality doesn’t have to mean boring!


Intastop has over 20 years’ experience providing products to healthcare establishments countrywide.

Their innovative Door Top Alarm, already fitted in a number of mental health facilities; provides an ideal solution to prevent attempted suicide from the tops of doors.

Additional anti-ligature products include a range of Vision Panels ensuring privacy, Double Swing Hinge offering swift opening in emergency situations and the Removable Doorstop which provides outward opening of doors in the event of a barricade.

IBI Group

IBI Group is an award winning architectural, interiors and landscape practice specialising in mental health design. With over 25 years’ experience, we’ve built a reputation for partnering with clinicians, therapists, carers and service users to shape uplifting, therapeutic and safe environments that support recovery.

We’re dedicated to developing enhanced solutions, working with IBI THiNK our in-house research team, specialist manufacturers and our software developers to create innovative products and intelligent systems to respond to tomorrow’s healthcare challenges.



HLM is a creative and responsive organisation with significant experience in the design and procurement of healthcare buildings in the UK and internationally. We recognise the importance of design quality, sustainability, and innovation in the creation of truly therapeutic environments. We have a proven track record and expertise in the design and procurement of all types of buildings within the healthcare sector, from the master planning of large hospital sites to the configuration of individual rooms within acute, primary care, and mental health settings.

Through creatively combining new build and refurbishment elements, the creation or transformation of major public spaces internally and externally, and the integration of healing arts strategies, we identify every opportunity to enhance and maximise the inherent value of the existing estate while minimising the impact of construction on the ongoing hospital’s operation.

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Guardian Staff safety Systems

Guardian Staff safety Systems is a British manufacturer of staff attack and patient call alarms. Our systems exceed NHS and home office requirements and are widely used by Trusts and private healthcare providers across the UK.

We are specified as a sole supplier to many institutions for our systems diverse range of requirements including Her Majesties Probation Service.

Guardian are renowned for a very old fashioned benefit called Service & Support and are delighted to be associated with DiMHN.

Gilling Dod Architects

With over 135 years’ experience, Gilling Dod Architects are award winning, BRE BIM Level 2 accredited, market leaders in all aspects of Mental Health Architecture & Healing Environment Design: Care Centres to High Secure Units, New Build and Refurbishments, for public & private providers.

We understand the issues involved and know the impact good design has on delivery & management of services as well as patient recovery, treatment, wellbeing and support.

One of only five national practices to have received official BIM Level 2 accreditation, we use the latest technology, to create high quality, flexible and cost effective buildings, incorporating innovative and sustainable design solutions.


Galvin Engineering

Galvin Engineering – specialists in commercial taps and valves.

With a proud design and manufacturing history spanning over 80 years, our vision is to be the most reliable supplier of specialised commercial taps and valves. We love working with leading designers to help build world-class health, research, educational and custodial facilities.

Our range of specialised commercial plumbing products are designed to meet the needs of the challenging environments faced by Mental Health Services, Hospitals, Custodial Facilities.


Focus Consultants

Focus Consultants is an owner managed business established in 1994. We have grown steadily throughout the UK from our offices in Nottingham, London, Leicester and Boston. Focus has developed as an organisation into a committed and strong team of professional Project Managers, Chartered Surveyors, Funding, Economic Development and Regeneration and Energy Specialists. Whilst we operate in many market sectors, we have specialised in the provision of consultancy services to public sector clients.

FBS Contracts Ltd

FBS Contracts Ltd has been manufacturing and installing mental health furniture in high, medium and low secure units for many years including children’s secure units.

We listen, advise and incorporate your ideas whilst our products will remain robust. We incorporate anti-ligature features as standard and leave nowhere to hide harmful devices.

Our products include bedroom furniture, TV/storage cabinets, curved seating and ad-hoc pieces. FBS manufactures everything in-house so anything is possible!

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Ecophon - Saint Gobain

Saint Gobain Ecophon manufactures, researches and promotes acoustic solutions for healthcare environments. In mental health facilities noise is a recognised stressor contributing to fear, tension, aggression and poor sleep quality. Good acoustic design can have a calming, positive therapeutic effect on users and reduce staff stress.

For more information on suitable products and solutions for mental health and dementia care environments and details of CPD’s and presentations contact Andrea Harman, Concept Developer Healthcare

Dart Valley Systems

DVS are a market leader and have been specialising in the field of high secure washroom products for specialist applications, including mental healthcare & custodial for over 30 years. Combining the benefits of reduced water consumption with a focus on hygienic design, DVS products have been used reliably in some of the most demanding environments.

For more information and details on what DVS has to offer please click HERE for our website

Danfloor Uk Ltd

Danfloor Uk Ltd are leading manufacturers and suppliers of commercial carpets, which are designed for the demands of the mental health sector.
Our impervious Equinox and Economix Carpet Collections have outstanding performance qualities and achieve a reduction of transmitted impact noise of 29 dB which helps to create an acoustically sound environment.
Furthermore, our carpets offer soil and stain resistance yarns and an antimicrobial yarn coating which assists with cleaning and maintenance and infection control.


Britplas is an innovator and fabricator of fenestration products that address the key challenges of a wide range of built environments including healthcare, mental health, education as well as the commercial sector.

Best known for its award winning Safevent window, an anti-ligature window designed for maximum ventilation, light and safety, the whole Britplas range has been created specifically for the improvement and enrichment of buildings, taking into account people’s need for safety, well-being and comfort.

Atus Systems

Atus Systems designs and markets critical messaging and personal security systems for a wide spectrum of industries and sectors that include hospitals, care homes, secure facilities, the hospitality market, industry and commerce.

Where ever staff are perceived to be at risk or face aggression, Atus provides solutions to alert staff and to prevent incidents from becoming disasters. The Atus product family includes products that provide messaging and alarm functionality in site specific, multi-site, national or global situations. As an end solution provider most Atus Systems products are compatible or can be integrated with existing systems to provide a seamless migration of service.


Good design can promote positive patient outcomes and reduce negative behaviour. Colour, light, texture, noise reduction, ambience and personalisation all have a vital role to play. Altro have a long history of delivering expert safety flooring, resin and wall cladding solutions into mental health, working with specialist architects to satisfy diverse requirements. We’re committed to continuing our work in dementia and mental health to help deliver good quality of life through design.