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Anti Ligature Door Solutions

SLS provide specialist advice on anti ligature door solutions. This is a most sensitive area of specification and many products exist for doors and windows with a host of accessories available too.

Below is a small section of door solutions that we can offer, please contact us for more detailed advice.

Bedroom Door Lock Set

This door set has been specifically designed for use in mental health and psychiatric establishments in order to help address the problem of client self harm, yet at the same time provide a high level of client privacy and dignity.

The deadbolt will automatically deadlock when the door is closed. A turn of the internal anti-ligature thumb turn releases the deadbolt allowing the door to be pulled open by way of the integral pull. Externally the door is unlocked by use of the key.

Staff access is guaranteed at all times by way of the control key. This control function is a unique feature of the specifically designed lock case, allowing this lock set to be used with any euro profile half cylinder.

Bedroom Door Lock Set 2

This lock set is specifically designed for use in mental health and psychiatric establishments.

The lock case incorporates a deadlock with a push/pull roller catch. The deadbolt is thrown or withdrawn either by the anti-ligature thumb turn / pull on the inside and by the key in the single cylinder on the outside.

Staff access is guaranteed at all times by use of the control key. This control is a unique integral feature of the specially designed lock case, allowing any euro profile single cylinder to be used, thus allowing the lock set to be master keyed to existing suites.

Bedroom Door Lock Set 3

This door set has been specifically designed for use in mental health and psychiatric establishments in order to help address the problem of client self harm, yet at the same time provide a high level of client privacy.

The deadlocking night latch will automatically deadlock when the door is closed. A 20 degree turn of the internal anti-ligature thumb turn releases the latch allowing the door to be pulled open by way of the integral anti-ligature pull. Externally the door is unlocked by use of the key.

Staff access is guaranteed at all times by way of the control key. This control function is a unique feature of the specially designed lock case, allowing this lock set to be used with any euro profile half cylinder.

Where doors are fitted with door closer's and where clients have reduced manual dexterity, an additional pull handle may be required on the “pull side” of the door.


Washroom Door Lock Set

This lock set is specifically designed for use on communal washrooms, bathrooms etc within mental health and psychiatric establishments.

The lock case incorporates a bathroom deadlock with a push/pull roller catch. The deadbolt is thrown or withdrawn by the anti-ligature thumb turn / pull on the inside which at the same time changes the room status indicator on the outside. The deadbolt is thrown and withdrawn from the outside by use of the key in the single cylinder.

Staff access is guaranteed at all times by use of the control key. This control is a unique integral feature of the specially designed lock case, allowing any euro profile single cylinder to be used, thus allowing the lock set to be master keyed to existing suites.

Where doors are fitted with door closer's, an anti-ligature pull handle may be required to the pull side of the door.

En Suite Room Lock Set

This lock set helps provide an anti-ligature solution to en suite bathrooms and also for communal rooms such as lounges, TV rooms and the like by combining a roller bolt deadlock with anti-ligature pull handles.

In day to day use, the door can be held closed by the adjustable roller bolt. If however it is necessary to "lock off" the room, this is done by use of the staff control key in the external cylinder.

Communal Room Lock Set

The Communal Room Lock Set is designed for use on a single or double action doors in communal rooms and corridors.

The lock set is intended for use where key access is required from both sides of the door.


SLS Contracts, Concept House, Larchfield Road, Leeds, LS10 1QP

Phone - 0113 271 5665 Fax - 0113 271 5664 Email - enquiries@slsservices.co.uk