P_HS_05 Security Policy and Strategy

The aim of this policy is to ensure that Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust provides a secure environment for staff, patients and visitors. The key objectives of the policy are:

  • Protection of staff, service users and visitors.
  • Protection of the personal belongings of staff, service users and visitors.
  • Protection of Organisation property.
  • The effective management of violent and aggressive incidents.
  • The effective management of non-violent incidents.
  • Effective and widely understood procedures for calling for assistance (e.g. police)
  • Reporting of all incidents, including near misses.
  • Availability of information regarding crime and on reducing crime.

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