JAK de-escalation couch

  • Designed and developed in association with Andy Johnston Associates, mental health consultants with over 32 years of experience, specialising in physical intervention
  • Designed to make physical intervention as safe and dignified as possible
  • Outer seats angled inwards at 33 ° to provide staff back support
  • Lowered central seating and tapered footwell aides staff in safe de-escalation practices
  • Design allows for closer patient engagement, aiding verbal de-escalation
  • Surface durability tested to BS 6250
  • CM46 Fire Retardant Foam BS 7176:2007 Source 5
  • Available to be upholstered in a range of A,B,C fabrics and vinyl
  • Available with anti-stash seams
  • Also available as a foam finished option, see Ellern Mede NG couch for details


  • Carcass made from a mix of particle board and plywood for strength and stability
  • CM46 fire retardant foam

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JAK de-escalation couch (1DES3-100)

905 H | 2020 L | 875 D | seat height 400-465 (mm) | Weight: 70kg

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