Berrywood Psychiatric Hospital, Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Berrywood Hospital is a purpose-built facility that helps individuals re-build their lives in a safe and caring environment. The hospital has been using Calla body cameras to help protect patients and staff for over a year.
In 2017 the trust published a paper that outlines positve feedback from using body cameras in an inpatient setting:
Feedback from nurses participating in a study at Berrywood Psychiatric Hospital included:
“I think it prevents lots of aggression and puts patients’ minds at ease knowing there is a record of what happened.”
“I have seen a few occasions where the incident had deescalated and believe this to have been helped by the camera being turned on.”