Safety and Compliance /Local/DSS/Applications/healthcare/life%20safety/img-3352-524x224.jpg Address code and accreditation issues with innovative door opening solutions Openings figure prominently in life-safety codes and accreditation inspections. Don't let doors and hardware endanger patient safety and become a potential accreditation stumbling block. Our field experts can help identify and solve code concerns before they become compliance issues. Current design meets the code...but not the need Adding to compliance/accreditation challenge is a shift in healthcare facility design to meet the needs of changing patient demographics. Aside from traditional issues such as fire-rated doors, means of egress and smoke containment, healthcare facilitcies must address contemporary concerns such as: The growing elderly population segment The rising demand for ambulatory and specialized care units The increased need for behavioral health units Stringent infection control measures ASSA ABLOY offers opening solutions that address both the code requirements and the changing demographics that are driving facility design.