Selected to protect more than 2,000 patient room doors across the nation, Top Door Alarm® provides medical staff continuous detection and notification of suicide attempts when a door is used as a ligature point. State-of-the-art photoelectric sensor technology, available for both the top and bottom of the door, recognizes presence before pressure is ever applied to the door, allowing for a life-saving proactive emergency response. Designed for both new facilities or existing retrofits, on conventional or pivot hinge applications, Door Control Services can design a solution specific to meet your needs.

Top Door Alarm® is patented with US008646206B2.

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Door Accessories/Upgrades

Dedicated to patient safety, Top Door Alarm® offers the specialized accessories you may need in customizing an integrated door system designed to meet your unique safety needs, which include:

  • Ligature detection for both the top and bottom of the door
  • Ligature-resistant hinges, including single and double-acting continuous geared, and pivot hinges
  • Ligature-resistant door handle hardware
  • Ligature-resistant door strike solutions
  • Barricade-resistant door solutions

AIA Continuing Education

Door Control Services is approved by AIA/CES to provide continuing education in accordance with the policies outlined by the American Institute of Architects. In support of our commitment to patient safety in the healthcare environment, Top Door Alarm® offers an accredited presentation which provides 1 CEU for Health Safety and Welfare in a lunch and learn format.

For a formal outline of our course Minimizing Division 8 Suicide Risk Factors in Healthcare Design, click here to download.

To inquire about opportunities to schedule a lunch and learn for your architectural firm, please contact us as 800-356-2025 ext. 216 or email [email protected].

Warranty/Door Service Programs

A dedicated focus to patient safety is supported by a regular maintenance program. Top Door Alarm® provides technical phone support 365 days a year, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for the life of your system. We also offer annual preventive maintenance programs custom designed to meet your specific facility’s needs.

Product Demonstrations

The selection of a patient safety product and system is a critical decision often made by multiple members of your team. We understand the importance of this decision and offers team presentations and on-site demonstrations of our system and detection options. To inquire about opportunities to schedule a demonstration for your team, please contact us at 800-356-2025 ext. 216 or email [email protected].

Spec Desk/Services

We understand the importance of detailed project planning and provides the following tools and services:

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Door Control Services: Experts At Your Service.

At Door Control Services, we understand that your automatic and manual doors are more than just a means to enter and exit your facility, and that your commercial doors and dock equipment are pivotal to your interaction with suppliers. Our mission is to provide our customers with the convenience expected while maintaining the latest safety standards.