Developing a Safe Ensuite Bedroom at Starlight Unit

Maintenance Solutions were asked to design and fit a new reduced ligature safe ensuite bedroom for the Starlight Unit at the University Hospitals of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust.

The Starlight Unit provides care for children aged 0-16 needing a hospital stay for medical treatment or surgery. The pediatric inpatient ward has capacity for 24 children with a mixture of beds and single cubicles, mostly with ensuite facilities. Gillian the ward manager approached MS because they needed a safer environment for more vulnerable children who presented with both physical and emotional issues.

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Welcome our new apprentice Alex Roberts

Maintenance Solutions is pleased to welcome our new apprentice Alex Roberts to the team. Alex is currently studying Joinery at Riverside College. "I am really looking forward to learning about the industry from Carl and the team. I think it will be a really great experience working within special environments", added Alex.