Specialist Bathroom Products at BMI The Somerfield Hospital

Hospital WC facility upgraded with Specialist Bathroom Products

  • 30 Nov 2016

  • Share

Gradus has delivered SureProtect Pure hygienic wall cladding and Specialist Bathroom Products to improve sanitation and accessibility at BMI The Somerfield Hospital.

The Maidstone-based hospital is governed by independent healthcare provider, BMI Healthcare. The facility is registered for 38 beds; it also encompasses three operating theatres, three minor procedure rooms and several specialist clinics.

The main outpatient’s WC was recently targeted for refurbishment: the hospital aimed to improve hygiene levels, whilst improving access to the facility for its patients.

Gradus – a contract interiors company, which boasts experience in providing secure healthcare solutions – was contracted to carry out the refurbishment.

It specified a range of systems – including Maxima Specialist Bathroom Products and SureProtect Pure wall cladding – to meet the project’s requirements.

SureProtect Pure and Specialist Bathroom Products

Featuring a smooth surface, which is impervious to moisture and bacteria, the SureProtect Pure wall cladding is well-suited to hospital environments. It boasts compliance with a range of stringent hygiene standards.

It is easy to clean and largely unaffected by impact damage; these properties will help the hospital’s staff to maintain hygiene standards, whilst reducing the need for frequent replacements and maintenance costs.

The Maxima Specialist Bathroom Products were supplied in blue, to provide a visual contrast with the white wall cladding. Gradus’s team specified a Grab Rail and two Adjustable Support Arms to ensure inclusive access to the toilet, making it serviceable for a diverse range of patients.

All Maxima Specialist Bathroom Products have been designed and developed in conjunction with the guidelines in Approved Document M of the Building Regulation 2010.

Leave a Reply

More articles

Aluprof

Collaborate and listen to Aluprof's news

Fire door & window partition systems specialists Aluprof and fire glass experts Pyroguard have teamed up for an ambitious testing programme for a new, cost-efficient, non-insulated, slimline fire-resistant glazing system.

Posted in Aluminium Products, Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Regulations & Accreditations, Building Systems, Curtain Walling, Doors, Glass, Glazing, Innovations & New Products, Posts, Research & Materials Testing, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation, Security and Fire Protection, Walls

  • Share
Screwfix

All the latest products and offers from Screwfix!

Screwfix’s latest edition of its famous catalogue is out and it contains price cuts on more than 1000 products and phenomenal offers from industry leaders.

Posted in Articles, Building Industry Events, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Services, Building Systems, Information Technology, Posts, Publications

  • Share
Selectaglaze

Jacobean home made energy efficient thanks to Selectaglaze

Grade II Listed The Jacobean House, located in Northamptonshire, has had its thermal and acoustic properties enhanced on the ground and first floor, thanks to Selectaglaze.

Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Case Studies, Glass, Glass Projects, Glazing, Posts, Sustainability & Energy Efficiency

  • Share
20171230-gmc-pho-237

Building industry supports banning combustible materials on high-rise buildings

Construction industry supports ban on using combustible materials on mid and high-rise and sensitive buildings says new poll.

Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Regulations & Accreditations, Cladding, Facades, Insulation, Walls

  • Share