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The OpeMed Flat Spaces Series: The Monarch and Gantry

The Second Installment: The Monarch and Gantry We are delighted to release the second and third instalments in our Flat Spaces video series for the Monarch and Gantry. This time showcasing our Monarch Portable Hoist together with the OpeTrack Gantry System, the video gives a great example of where and how the equipment [...]

By | 2018-09-13T19:38:48+00:00 December 11th, 2017|Case Management, OpeMed News, Ceiling Hoists, Patient Handling|Comments Off on The OpeMed Flat Spaces Series: The Monarch and Gantry

The OpeMed Flat Spaces Series: The OT200 and Flat Spaces

Brand New OT200 Video The OT200 and Flat Spaces: Earlier this year we re-visited our installation at Flat Spaces, a fantastically accessible Holiday Home in Ropley, Hampshire. A highly sought after inclusive holiday location, our first video showcases the OT200 Compact Ceiling Hoist demonstrated in-use by guests Lisa Edmunds and her son, Cameron. The [...]

By | 2018-09-13T19:35:09+00:00 November 28th, 2017|OpeMed News, Ceiling Hoists|Comments Off on The OpeMed Flat Spaces Series: The OT200 and Flat Spaces

Flat Spaces Accessible Holiday Home – Ropley

OpeMed has advised upon, designed and installed a range of transfer and care solutions for Flat Spaces; an all encompassing holiday home in Hampshire which is fully accessible for up to 8 guests. Equipment such as the OT200 Ceiling Hoist, Straight Ceiling Track, Height Adjustable Basin, Shower Chair and Grab Rails have been [...]

By | 2017-08-04T20:31:34+00:00 June 25th, 2015|Comments Off on Flat Spaces Accessible Holiday Home – Ropley

The Flat Spaces Opening

Accessible Holiday Home Opens It’s Doors Since the announcement of OpeMed’s collaboration and support with Flat Spaces in September 2014, we have eagerly awaited the launch of the Flat Spaces Holiday Home in Ropley, Hampshire. We have worked in partnership with Tom Yendell and the rest of the team from Flat Spaces to create an [...]

By | 2017-08-04T20:12:40+00:00 May 5th, 2015|Ceiling Hoists|Comments Off on The Flat Spaces Opening

Flat Spaces Accessible Holiday Home Build

Flat Spaces Build is Underway for New Accessible Holiday Home As previously mentioned in a blog post, OpeMed are proudly working with Flat Spaces as the main supplier of wet room and bedroom hoisting, showering and changing equipment. Flat Spaces aim to build and install fully accessible holiday homes for [...]

By | 2017-08-04T20:12:43+00:00 February 24th, 2015|Changing Tables, Ceiling Hoists, Patient Handling, Occupational Therapy, Changing Places|Comments Off on Flat Spaces Accessible Holiday Home Build

Flat Spaces Accessible Holiday Home

Accessible Holiday Home Collaboration with OpeMed We are delighted to announce our collaboration with the innovative team from Flat Spaces, a charity set up to design and build holiday rental properties which have 100% accessibility throughout. Having built a great relationship with the passionate team at Flat Spaces we have experienced first hand the importance of a well [...]

By | 2017-08-04T20:12:54+00:00 January 9th, 2015|Ceiling Hoists, Architects Technical Information|Comments Off on Flat Spaces Accessible Holiday Home

First Day of Filming At Local Holiday Home Complete For OpeMed

Capturing Flat Spaces Holiday Home, – Ropley, Hampshire Yesterday we were delighted to head back to Flat Spaces, a wonderful purpose built Holiday Home for the disabled community in the heart of Hampshire, to film our latest demonstration video. Flat Spaces is the brainchild of Tom Yendall a man known for his work [...]

By | 2017-08-04T20:31:32+00:00 July 27th, 2017|OpeMed News, Ceiling Hoists|Comments Off on First Day of Filming At Local Holiday Home Complete For OpeMed

Royal Hat-trick for OpeMed with 3rd Visit from Royal Family at Surrey Wildlife Trust Changing Places

This past weekend, April 22nd, marked the exciting milestone of a 3rd royal visit to an OpeMed installation. In the last year, Her Majesty the Queen has opened the OpeMed Changing Places at the National Army Museum and HRH Princess Alexandra was showcased the OT200 Ceiling Hoist at the unique Flat Spaces Accessible [...]

By | 2017-08-04T20:31:32+00:00 April 27th, 2017|International Blogs, Changing Places|Comments Off on Royal Hat-trick for OpeMed with 3rd Visit from Royal Family at Surrey Wildlife Trust Changing Places

OpeMed in Royal Company

OpeMed was honoured to be invited to showcase the OT200 Ceiling Hoist at a royal visit to the unique FlatSpaces accessible holiday home.  HRH Princess Alexandra joined OpeMed at the Ropley holiday home, showing support for accessibility and to learn more about the innovative Flat Spaces initiative. [...]

By | 2017-08-04T20:31:33+00:00 July 15th, 2016|Ceiling Hoists|Comments Off on OpeMed in Royal Company

Transfer and Care Equipment Summer Newsletter

Updates from Transfer and Care Equipment Provider in Latest Summer Newsletter The latest round up of news from OpeMed has now been issued to our subscribers. The Summer newsletter covers the highlights from the last two quarters including: Exhibition Successes Transfer and Care Equipment ‘Top Tips’ Low Ceiling Hoisting- Technical Advice Training Session Availability [...]

By | 2017-08-04T20:12:38+00:00 August 4th, 2015|OpeMed News|Comments Off on Transfer and Care Equipment Summer Newsletter

Our Partnerships

Our Partnerships Changing Places- Suitable Facilities for All About Changing Places Thousands of people need Changing Places toilets to enable them to get out and about and enjoy the day-to-day activities many of us take for granted. The Changing Places Consortium launched its [...]

By | 2017-08-04T20:12:12+00:00 May 13th, 2015|Comments Off on Our Partnerships

Alan Titchmarsh Opens Accessible Holiday Home

Flat Spaces Accessible Holiday Home Friday 8th May saw the ribbon cutting of the highly anticipated Flat Spaces Accessible Holiday Home, coined: ‘The No Compromise Option’ for it’s bench-mark setting accessibility standards for a holiday home. After only 6 weeks from build to completion, this pre-fabricated DanWood bungalow with OpeMed Ceiling Hoists and Assisted [...]

By | 2017-08-04T20:12:40+00:00 May 11th, 2015|Ceiling Hoists, Patient Handling, Occupational Therapy|Comments Off on Alan Titchmarsh Opens Accessible Holiday Home

Accessible Holiday Home: Progress

Build Week 3 of Pre-Fabricated ‘Flat Spaces’ Accessible Holiday Home As our work with the Flat Spaces Accessible Holiday Home team progresses, our installers have now fitted the fixed ceiling track and OT200 ceiling hoist. We have received an outstanding amount of interest and enthusiasm from a number of healthcare professionals [...]

By | 2017-08-04T20:12:42+00:00 March 12th, 2015|Ceiling Hoists, Builders & Contractors Technical Information|Comments Off on Accessible Holiday Home: Progress

Moving the Focus Back onto Learning

Moving the Focus Back onto Learning; The Importance of Hoisting & Specialist Equipment in Schools It’s that time of year again, the end of the glorious British summertime! Which means, of course, the countdown to a whole year of new students enrolling. As exciting a time as this is, with new [...]

By | 2018-08-30T09:52:49+00:00 June 26th, 2018|Changing Tables, Ceiling Hoists, Patient Handling, School Equipment|Comments Off on Moving the Focus Back onto Learning

Thinking Outside the Box; Modular Changing Places Solutions

Many reservations for installing Changing Places facilities surround limitations in space, particularly in historical and completed buildings. Maintaining focus on purely internal adaptations can really limit what is possible and even halt such a project all together. Thinking Outside the Box But when we think a little outside the box, the solution [...]

By | 2018-03-05T16:16:11+00:00 March 5th, 2018|Changing Tables, Ceiling Hoists, Disabled Bathing, Changing Places, Architects Technical Information, Builders & Contractors Technical Information|Comments Off on Thinking Outside the Box; Modular Changing Places Solutions

The Use of Hoists in Guest Accommodation

The Use of Hoists in Guest Accommodation: a Publication that outlines the best practice and ideal solutions when considering an inclusive guest environment. Working in an advisory capacity, OpeMed are very pleased to have offered our technical expertise to the Inclusive Hotels Network on their latest publication, The Use of Hoists in [...]

By | 2017-11-02T16:43:23+00:00 November 2nd, 2017|OpeMed News, Ceiling Hoists, Architects Technical Information, Builders & Contractors Technical Information|Comments Off on The Use of Hoists in Guest Accommodation

Case Management Disabled Equipment Projects

Our Work on Case Management Projects Our collaborations with Case Management practices spans across the UK now, working on a number of projects at any given time. As we begin work with the case management and architecture team at the very early stages of the project, we can ensure the right structures are in place [...]

By | 2017-08-04T20:12:39+00:00 June 19th, 2015|Case Management|Comments Off on Case Management Disabled Equipment Projects

Home

Ceiling Hoists for Disabled Patient Handling OpeMed manufactures and installs high-quality ceiling hoists and patient handling equipment for the hospital, nursing home and domestic environment. Products Ceiling Hoists A range of ceiling hoists for disabled users for bedroom, bathroom and full room coverage. [...]

By | 2019-01-25T14:35:20+00:00 December 21st, 2014|Comments Off on Home

About OpeMed

About Us OpeMed was established in 2008 with a clear mission to provide flexible moving and handling solutions to the healthcare market. Beyond that, we also had some key objectives; that our transfer solutions would be comfortable, safe and reliable, and that our equipment would allow carers to concentrate on giving personal [...]

By | 2017-09-05T17:03:40+00:00 January 6th, 2014|Comments Off on About OpeMed