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C-TEC Safeguards Award-Winning Care Home

  • 11 Apr 2019

Northern Ireland’s first ‘lifestyle inspired care home’ is being protected by C-TEC’s innovative life-safety systems.

Designed by Bailie Associates, installed by Turner Electrical NI and supplied and commissioned by Fire NI, the systems provide the highest levels of protection for residents and staff at Milesian Manor, an award-winning care home in Magherafelt.

Employing more than 50 dedicated staff, the luxurious home specialises in creating spaces designed to conjure up memories of activities residents enjoyed in the past and even features a bar, beauty and hair salon, spa bathroom, café, cinema and wellness garden.

Communication between patients and staff is facilitated by a powerful Quantec addressable call system, specifically tailored to meet the home’s exact requirements.

Every bedroom is equipped with a call point and patients have their own tail call leads with which to call for assistance.

In addition, bed and chair exit mats have been installed in day rooms, bedrooms and lounges to alert staff immediately, should a patient leave their bed or chair.

Door entry/exit monitoring systems are also in operation, powered up by a series of C-TEC’s EN54-4 certified power supplies.

At the heart of the home’s fire protection system is one of C-TEC’s revolutionary ZFP 4-loop addressable fire panels connected to four stylish compact controllers.

With its easy-to-use touchscreen-controlled interface, the panel can easily be accessed by authorised personnel if required. A SigTEL emergency voice communication/disabled refuge system has also been fitted within the stairwells so that, in an emergency, residents who cannot easily use fire escapes can call for assistance and wait until help arrives.

C-TEC’s PDA103 domestic hearing loops ensure hard of hearing residents can participate fully in the daily activities, games and entertainment hosted at the facility and a larger wall mounted PDA200E hearing loop has also been installed in reception for the benefit of residents, visitors and staff.

Sam Keery, Director at Fire NI, commented: “Milesian Manor is an outstanding ‘next generation’ care facility offering top-quality care for its residents.

“We specified C-TEC equipment as it is high-quality, reliable and ideally suited to a professional care home environment. The project ran smoothly and our client is delighted with the level of protection now in place.”

C-TEC is a leading UK manufacturer of world-class life-safety systems, including fire alarm systems, fire detectors, call systems, disabled refuge systems and hearing loops. 

Head to C-TEC’s website for more on the company’s revolutionary CAST addressable fire alarm system, new Quantec Surveyor2 data management software and Hush Pro – a trail-blazing new fire alarm solution, developed specifically to enhance fire safety in flats, apartments and other tall buildings/HMOs.

C-TEC,
Challenge Way,
Martland Park,
Wigan,
WN5 0LD,
UK,
Phone +44 (0) 1942 322744
Fax +44 (0) 1942 829867

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