ligature points

22:24 Dec 1, 2015
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English to Serbian translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: ligature points
Radi se o nalazu komisije o uslovima života u zatvorskoj bonici. Neka vrsta mesta na koje se zatvorenici/pacijenti vezuju. Sledi opis soba i sanitarnog čvora:

However, it was clear that the quality of refurbishment was low and that the sanitary facilities were already deteriorating; the showers were damaged and lacked showerheads. The rooms also had a number of ligature points.
Marijana Gligoric
Local time: 23:02

Summary of answers provided
4потенцијалне тачке вешања / везивања / окачињања / потенцијална сидришта



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потенцијалне тачке вешања / везивања / окачињања / потенцијална сидришта

ligature points = било који део собе где је могуће везати чвор / окачити конопац

Ligature points


Three-quarters of people who kill themselves while on a psychiatric ward do so by hanging or strangulation.

1 A ligature point is anything which could be used to attach a cord, rope or other material for the purpose of hanging or strangulation. Ligature points include shower rails, coat hooks, pipes and radiators, bedsteads, window and door frames, ceiling fittings, handles, hinges and closures. The risk posed by a ligature point is greater if:

1. It is in a room in which patients spend time in private without direct supervision by staff (e.g. bedroom, toilet, bathroom ).

2. It is in a ward/area used by high - risk patients (e.g. acute mental illness; high risk of suicide; challenging or chaotic behaviour; comorbid substance misuse ).

3. The ligature point is between 0.7 metres and 4 metres from the ground .

4. Nursing staff cannot easily observe all areas of the ward because of poor ward design or because there are too few nurses on duty. CQC menta...

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