We all agree on the importance of protecting residents in care settings from the spread of fire, but has something got forgotten along the way? In focusing on the fire safety regulations elderly and frail residents can often be overlooked. When assessing your fire safety provision, ensure you do it in a way that focuses on the user. Taking into account the mobility of your will ensure that you don’t cause a new problem when solving another.
Fire doors fitted with a closer are often heavy and difficult for the elderly to negate. Fitting your fire door with a Free-Swing door closer can resolve this issue. These types of door closer take the weight out of your fire door, allowing it to feel and act more like a regular door. This enables elderly residents to open fire doors easily and maintain as much of their independence as possible.