Is the building owned by the trust?
Is the building owned by the trust
Who manages the building?
Which divisions are based on site?
Vulnerability of the property
When is the building occupied?
Who is responsible for opening the building?
Describe the opening procedure for the building:
Who is responsible for closing the building?
Describe the procedure for closing the building:
Is it a bedded unit
What is the building used for?
What clinics are held?
What type of patients/service users are seen?
Is there an external perimeter fence
Can access to the perimeter of the site be restricted?
Can access to the buildings be restricted?
Is there external lighting?
Who or what neighbours the site?
Is there a back up generator on site? - if yes - where is it?
Are portering staff employed on site - if so how many and at what times?
Are security staff employed on site?
What is the guard specification? What are there key duties?
Are there any lone workers?
Has a risk assessment been completed?
Is there access control?
- swipe card
- digital key pad
- push button key pad
Is there access control on the main entrance?
Can the access control be overridden?
Who holds the keys to the site?
If a manual lockdown is required which order should this be done in?
Is there an intruder alarm?
If there is an intruder alarm - how is this monitored, is there a police response?
Is there CCTV
Is the CCTV monitored?
Who maintains the CCTV system?
How is the footage from the CCTV stored?
Are there any non physical assets - Patients, staff and visitors - provide details
Are there any physical assets - IT servers, patient records - provide details
What are the security arrangements in place?
What is the threat? State the perceived threat, the likely abilities of the attackers, the tools they may use and likely methods of attack.
What is the consequence of compromise?
How can a lockdown be communicated to all staff in the building - is there a radio system? Tannoy System? Etc
Is there provision for the security of staff property
How do staff store items?
Are lockers provided.
How are the lockers secured?
Is there a staff room?
How is the door secured?
Was it secured at the time of visit?
Is patient property kept/retained by the unit?
Do staff complete patient property checklists on admission?
How often are they reviewed?
Do the patients have the ability to lock and secure there own items?
Are all staff wearing current BCHC identification?
Has a departmental security assessment been completed?
Findings from other departments/areas
Are there any additional comments?
Who is responsible
Staff informed of findings
Staff present during the assessment have been informed of the findings.