“What restrictions do you have on how much property can patients have at site and in their bedrooms. How is this managed both during their stay and before admission. How is this communicated to your patients…


We are currently reviewing our local procedures for patients’ property. I would be very interested in hearing from any secure (low or medium) units. I would be very grateful if units could share any local procedures / polices they have around this issue.”
We really struggle to manage property too and have tried various amounts, but it is difficult to manage. Newton Lodge
At the moment none, there is one patient on the ward whose bedroom is full of items, and where other bedrooms are full off boxes and wires and other things, the fire officers are aware of the bedrooms, things like glass bottles or deodorant are all kept in the security cupboard. Moorlands View