WARD SECURITY LEVEL

The level of security for a WARD.

National Codes:

0General (non-secure) 
Non secure accommodation or accommodation that only has normal levels of security such as general WARDS
1Low Secure
Low secure WARDS/units deliver comprehensive, multidisciplinary, treatment and care by qualified staff for PATIENTS who demonstrate disturbed behaviour in the context of a serious mental disorder and who require the provision of security. This includes (but is not limited to) Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), low secure forensic services, challenging behaviour services, and secure rehabilitation services.
2Medium Secure
Medium secure WARDS/units deliver comprehensive, multidisciplinary treatment and care by qualified staff for PATIENTS who demonstrate disturbed behaviour in the context of a serious mental disorder and who may present a serious risk to others.
3High Secure
High secure WARDS/hospitals provide comprehensive, multidisciplinary treatment and care by qualified staff for PATIENTS who demonstrate disturbed behaviour in the context of a serious mental disorder and have been assessed as presenting a grave and immediate danger to others.  The Hospital must be part of an NHS Trust approved by the Secretary of State to provide high security psychiatric services.
 

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pluralWARD SECURITY LEVELS

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