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Elizabeth House Care Home, Enfield


Britannia install site wide systems for a residential care home in Greater London.

security system installed at care homeBritannia Fire & Security were employed to supply a wide range of systems at the care home which included the installation of a Fire Alarm to category L1, an Intruder Alarm, an Access Control Fob System, site wide CCTV and an integrated Patient Call System.

The Background

Britannia Fire & Security were requested to tender for this project early on at the initial design stage by T Clarke East Ltd, and were successful in securing all disciplines as listed above.

The fire alarm equipment comprises of automatic and manual detection throughout the site and was manufactured by Gent by Honeywell.  Britannia Fire & Security is an approved Gent 24 System Integrator.

Scope of Works

As part of the scope of works Britannia were requested to implement a system to monitor the building’s site wide sprinkler system and building management system via the fire alarm monitoring. This enables the staff to have prior warning of any failures in these systems, ensuring the safety of the residents at all times.

Intruder Alarm Installation

The intruder alarm equipment comprised of door contacts and sounders throughout the whole site.  The primary use of the intruder alarm was to monitor all of the external doors around the site to ensure the safety of the residents within. The master control panel was manufactured by Galaxy by Honeywell Security.

patient call buttons at enfield care homeAccess Control System

The Access Control system was supplied by Reader Options Ltd and was fitted throughout the whole site to allow staff and tenants to gain access to controlled areas as required. Britannia developed the system utilising long range readers to allow disabled tenants easy access to their living quarters.

Internal and External CCTV

The IP CCTV system, supplied by EZ CCTV Ltd, was designed to give coverage throughout the whole development inside and outside. The system utilises fully functional pan-tilt zoom cameras externally, and fixed cameras internally.  The images can then be stored on the hard drives of the Hikvision network video recorder and are readily available should the end user require to view the images at a later date.

Patient Call System

The Patient Call system was supplied by C-Tec Ltd. It is a site wide system that allows the residents and staff to summon assistance as and when required.

The critical areas that are covered by this system are the 72 bedrooms, bathrooms, common toilets and living and dining areas.  The calls can be answered by the staff from each of the nurse stations and allow them to provide prompt assistance to the tenants.

These installations are currently under Britannia’s one year warranty and ongoing maintenance is supplied by our team of experienced engineers. You can find out more about our maintenance and monitoring services here.

Why Choose Britannia?

Established in 1998 Britannia Fire & Security has a reputation for quality and expertise. We provide a comprehensive range of fire and security services to offices, schools and commercial businesses across Peterborough, Cambridgeshire and throughout the UK. We hold ISO 9001, 14001 and 18001 accreditations.

For a free site survey or more information on how we can help your company, contact us on 01733 246 990.