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SurveyPlan – Demonstrating the Best Solutions for Transfer and Care 2018

SurveyPlan – Demonstrating the Best Solutions for Transfer and Care 2018 OpeMed’s SurveyPlan is a floor plan creation app that allows us to create dimensioned floor plans without actively measuring or drawing. With its Augmented Reality technology, we can capture spaces quickly and create simple layout designs to support your project. Add [...]

Striving for Improvement; How Redefining Hoist Design Is Preventing Accidents and Injury

Striving for Improvement; How Redefining Hoist Design Is Preventing Accidents and Injury for OpeMed customers. A recent incident in a UK Care Home involving a resident …’dangling from a hoist after the sling slipped from its hooks…’ culminated in a fatality. A tragic accident and an avoidable occurrence that gives us [...]

By | 2018-08-03T17:05:10+00:00 August 3rd, 2018|Ceiling Hoists, Patient Handling, Nursing Homes, Care Homes, Hospice|Comments Off on Striving for Improvement; How Redefining Hoist Design Is Preventing Accidents and Injury

Let’s Make Some Noise for Changing Places Awareness Day 2018!

It’s that time of year again! A time for recognition and reflection. Changing Places Awareness Day, the brainchild of Aveso to boost the profile and periphery of the campaign, has come back around for its third annual occurrence. Thursday July 19th is the official day to celebrate the leaps made by the [...]

By | 2018-07-19T14:50:29+00:00 July 19th, 2018|OpeMed News, Changing Places|Comments Off on Let’s Make Some Noise for Changing Places Awareness Day 2018!

Changing Places: Changing Lives – Best signposted 2017/8 in Crawley

Ryan Box Changing Places in Crawley County Mall has been voted to have the Best Sign-Posted Changing Places. Changing Places Toilets have been Changing Lives since 2006 and 12 years on, it’s great to see that there are more than 1,100 facilities in the UK. However, with over 1/4 million people in [...]

By | 2018-07-19T08:25:14+00:00 July 19th, 2018|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Changing Places: Changing Lives – Best signposted 2017/8 in Crawley

Thank you for joining us at OTAC – Llanelli

Thank you for joining us at the Occupational Therapy Adaptation Conference – Llanelli Yesterday, OpeMed presented a seminar and workshop for OTs and Case Managers at RISE 4 Disability. Held at Peterborough Arena Wednesday 22nd of February, we were delighted to find the seminars well attended. [...]

By | 2018-07-17T15:47:00+00:00 July 17th, 2018|Exhibitions & Conferences|Comments Off on Thank you for joining us at OTAC – Llanelli

Charity Keeps Giving; Martha Trust Completes Rehabilitation Project

Charity Keeps Giving; Martha Trust Completes Rehabilitation Project with Hydrotherapy room Martha Trust is a wonderful charity providing respite and day care for those with profound physical and multiple learning difficulties. Their mission is to provide not only quality care but the opportunity for their residents to achieve their full potential and enjoy [...]

By | 2018-07-06T15:14:16+00:00 July 6th, 2018|Ceiling Hoists, Patient Handling, Swimming Pool Hoists, Architects Technical Information, Builders & Contractors Technical Information, Nursing Homes, Care Homes, Leisure Centres|Comments Off on Charity Keeps Giving; Martha Trust Completes Rehabilitation Project

Changing Places Campaign to be raised in the House of Commons

We are delighted to inform that on Wednesday 27th of June, the Changing Places Campaign was raised in the House of Commons. Paula Sherriff MP put forward a Ten Minute Rule Bill in the around access to Changing Places toilets and the provision for these toilets in the British Standards. This was a [...]

By | 2018-06-28T09:56:46+00:00 June 26th, 2018|Changing Places|Comments Off on Changing Places Campaign to be raised in the House of Commons

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 glorious British summertime! Which means, of course, the end of the school year, the countdown to the upcoming one and a whole year of new students enrolling. As exciting [...]

By | 2018-06-26T11:40:06+00:00 June 26th, 2018|Changing Tables, Ceiling Hoists, Patient Handling, School Equipment|Comments Off on Moving the Focus Back onto Learning

OTAC Llanelli and Bush & Co; Case Manager Focused Seminars and Live Ceiling Hoist Demos

Bush & Co. conference Bush & Company is the largest and fastest growing provider of Expert Witness, immediate needs assessment and Case Management services in the UK. They have provided a service to injured people, to Solicitors and to insurance companies for over 30 years. As OpeMed continue to work closely [...]

By | 2018-06-20T10:00:51+00:00 June 19th, 2018|Exhibitions & Conferences|Comments Off on OTAC Llanelli and Bush & Co; Case Manager Focused Seminars and Live Ceiling Hoist Demos

Looathon; Pants Down for Equality!

Toilets are not glamorous. As a nation, we tend to look away when such things are brought to attention, or issues are raised. So how do you make people look, to bring attention back to the real problems surrounding accessible toilets? One way is with a Looathon; Pants Down for Equality! Sarah Brisdion is a [...]

By | 2018-05-09T11:05:04+00:00 May 9th, 2018|Changing Places|Comments Off on Looathon; Pants Down for Equality!

SurveyPlan – The Quick and Easy Tool to Help Design Hoist Layouts.

OpeMed’s SurveyPlan is a floor plan creation app that lets you create dimensioned floor plans without actively measuring or drawing. With its Augmented Reality technology you just have to capture the corners of a room to get your plan. Add to that the bank of OpeMed equipment and parts – and your [...]

By | 2018-05-02T00:56:15+00:00 April 24th, 2018|OpeMed News|Comments Off on SurveyPlan – The Quick and Easy Tool to Help Design Hoist Layouts.

Dutch King’s Commissioner opens OpeMed Sling Company

“A passionate, innovative and social company” were the words the Dutch King’s Commissioner René Paas officially opened our new Hoist Sling company UniQare Quality Slings, a new exciting sister company for OpeMed. With a true ethical stance running through the veins of the company, UniQare only recruits from a rich pool of [...]

By | 2018-04-24T17:22:09+00:00 April 24th, 2018|OpeMed News, International Blogs|Comments Off on Dutch King’s Commissioner opens OpeMed Sling Company

Kidz to Adultz South invite OpeMed to exhibit for 25th Show

OpeMed are excited to be returning to the Kidz South exhibition for 2018. Taking place at a brand new and local location, the exhibition will be held this year at Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre on 17th May. Our Product Specialists will be on hand at stand F8 to offer advice and live [...]

By | 2018-04-20T16:14:02+00:00 April 20th, 2018|Exhibitions & Conferences|Comments Off on Kidz to Adultz South invite OpeMed to exhibit for 25th Show

Naidex 2018 : How to Make the Most of Your Experience

Returning for an unparalleled 44th year, Naidex cites itself as Europe’s most established trade, professional and public event dedicated to the care, rehabilitation and lifestyle of people with a disability or impairment with due cause. Naidex will be held at the NEC in Birmingham on 25th – 26th of April. Offering the [...]

By | 2018-04-12T14:52:06+00:00 April 12th, 2018|Changing Places, Exhibitions & Conferences|Comments Off on Naidex 2018 : How to Make the Most of Your Experience

OpeMed Revitalise Bathing Equipment at Julia’s House Dorset

OpeMed Re-design and Revitalise Assisted Bathing Equipment at Julia’s House Dorset. This time last year we were thrilled to be involved in re-development of Julia’s House Hospice in Devizes who offer respite for families and their children. The high profile project was supported by an array of A-List celebrities and was a cause close to [...]

By | 2018-04-06T13:58:46+00:00 April 6th, 2018|Disabled Bathing, Hospice|Comments Off on OpeMed Revitalise Bathing Equipment at Julia’s House Dorset

Equine Aesthetics; OpeTrack Art Unicorn Design for Dorset Family

We understand that having ‘medical equipment’ in your home can sometimes feel clinical or obtrusive, despite its necessity. Especially for children, young people and older users with dementia, it’s important to keep your home feeling like a home and to maintain a positive environment, for families and carers too, that’s why we created the [...]

By | 2018-03-19T16:18:57+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Case Management, Ceiling Hoists, Occupational Therapy|Comments Off on Equine Aesthetics; OpeTrack Art Unicorn Design for Dorset Family

Easy as 1, 2, 3: A Changing Places Installation Story

Changing Places are fantastic facilities; an improvement on the standard disabled toilets, they encompass a range of specialist equipment in order to allow people with many different needs to use the loo safely and with dignity. In this article, ‘Easy as 1, 2, 3: A Changing Places Installation Story’ we hope to [...]

By | 2018-03-14T14:34:11+00:00 March 14th, 2018|Changing Places, Architects Technical Information, Builders & Contractors Technical Information|Comments Off on Easy as 1, 2, 3: A Changing Places Installation Story

Jacqueline Webb Conference

OpeMed will once again be attending the Jacqueline Webb Conference, which is running from the 20th – 22nd March, on Thursday 22nd. Our first experience of the conference was a great opportunity to connect with Case Managers and discuss and display how our specialist transfer and bathing equipment can benefit their clients, [...]

By | 2018-03-09T16:14:38+00:00 March 9th, 2018|Case Management, Exhibitions & Conferences|Comments Off on Jacqueline Webb Conference

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

Benefits of Ceiling Hoists for Gait Training Guide

A Ceiling Hoist is a multi-purpose tool that really pulls its weight, not only providing the means for transfers for patients from bed to chair or bed to bathroom for example, but also assisting in their rehabilitation and physiotherapy through gait training. […]

By | 2018-03-02T13:05:13+00:00 March 1st, 2018|Ceiling Hoists, International Blogs, Architects Technical Information, Builders & Contractors Technical Information|Comments Off on Benefits of Ceiling Hoists for Gait Training Guide