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More than 300 have used it, 100% recommend it – Download your copy now!

Since the release of our Case Manager and Occupational Therapy Guide “Ten Questions for Case Managers: A Guide to Specifying Hoisting, Showering, Bathing and Showering Equipment”, we have been delighted with its reception. More than 300 Case Managers and OTs have downloaded and used the literature to support their clients across multiple [...]

By | 2018-01-19T18:27:26+00:00 January 19th, 2018|Case Management, Occupational Therapy|Comments Off on More than 300 have used it, 100% recommend it – Download your copy now!

Changing Places Toilet for Tesco Calne in Wiltshire

OpeMed has partnered with Tesco once again for the installation of a new Changing Places toilet. Following the success of the facilities supplied and installed into the Milton Keynes and Slough stores, a fully compliant Changing Places toilet for Tesco was included in the new Calne store in Wiltshire. Fitted out with [...]

By | 2018-01-19T17:19:40+00:00 January 16th, 2018|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Changing Places Toilet for Tesco Calne in Wiltshire

Mayor of London Releases New Plans For Changing Places

The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan, has recently released the new plans for London, within which there have been outlined important details for the inclusion of Changing Places toilets in new buildings. This strategic plan will shape how London evolves and develops over the course of the new 20-25 years. All planning [...]

By | 2018-01-12T09:50:01+00:00 January 12th, 2018|Changing Places|Comments Off on Mayor of London Releases New Plans For Changing Places

Attending Arab Health 2018? Book your appointment now.

After another hugely successful year in the GCC we are delighted to be returning to Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, attending Arab Health 2018 to exhibit our range of patient lifting equipment on 29 January – 01 February 2018.  The Arab Health conference is a global healthcare exhibition taking place in Dubai. Attended by more than 13,000 healthcare professionals from [...]

By | 2018-01-09T11:05:45+00:00 January 9th, 2018|International Blogs, Exhibitions & Conferences|Comments Off on Attending Arab Health 2018? Book your appointment now.

Mothers Action for Changing Places Featured on Sky News

This morning mothers action for Changing Places featured on Sky News with Sarah Brisdion’s narrative on her campaigning efforts. Fighting to ensure her son Hadley, who has cerebral palsy, is able to access the same places and activities as other children his age, Sarah employed an unorthodox and eye-opening technique to raise [...]

By | 2018-01-08T16:34:14+00:00 January 8th, 2018|Changing Places|Comments Off on Mothers Action for Changing Places Featured on Sky News

Best Ceiling Hoist for Your Project in 2018

All you need to know to choose Ceiling Hoists with our quick guide – Best Ceiling Hoist for Your Project in 2018 If you have a project on the horizon where Ceiling Hoist or Overhead Hoist provisions are required, it can be a confusing enterprise deciding which is right for the given environment. [...]

Two Goals and Two Changing Places Toilets for Chelsea FC

As season ticket holders at Stamford Bridge, OpeMed were delighted to see Chelsea score twice in December in the Carabao Cup Semi-Finals, but also to see that ‘2’ meant more for Stamford Bridge Stadium; as the two Changing Places Toilets for Chelsea FC were very much in use amongst the disabled football fans. Not [...]

By | 2018-01-03T09:37:15+00:00 January 2nd, 2018|Changing Places|Comments Off on Two Goals and Two Changing Places Toilets for Chelsea FC

Prime Minister Theresa May Urges Changing Places Toilets for New Buildings

The momentum for Changing Places in the media and in the public eye is gathering speed; yesterday Prime Minister Theresa May urges Changing Places toilets for new buildings in the House of Commons during a televised Question Time. Rishi Sunak told how he was ‘deeply moved’ by the stories from his constituency [...]

By | 2017-12-15T16:06:10+00:00 December 15th, 2017|Changing Places|Comments Off on Prime Minister Theresa May Urges Changing Places Toilets for New Buildings

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 | 2017-12-11T15:06:09+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

BBC on Changing Places: UK Retail Giants on Accessibility

Last night Changing Places and the question of legislation to support them was featured on the BBC News at 10 (skip to 25:10). To be delivered to Parliament today, over 100,000 people have signed the petition for accessible toilets to be installed in all motorway services in the UK. This naturally calls [...]

By | 2017-11-29T15:18:56+00:00 November 29th, 2017|Changing Places|Comments Off on BBC on Changing Places: UK Retail Giants on Accessibility

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 | 2017-12-15T09:01:56+00:00 November 28th, 2017|OpeMed News, Ceiling Hoists|Comments Off on The OpeMed Flat Spaces Series: The OT200 and Flat Spaces

OT Show 2017 Proves Success!

OT Show 2017 Proves Success for OpeMed at Two Day Exhibition Held in the NEC, Birmingham. Following from a highly successful two days we were delighted to meet with so many Occupational Therapists and healthcare professionals at the OT Show 2017. The OT Show has gone from strength to strength attracting the [...]

By | 2017-11-27T11:02:08+00:00 November 23rd, 2017|Exhibitions & Conferences|Comments Off on OT Show 2017 Proves Success!

Muscular Dystrophy (MDUK) Take Helm as New co-Chair of Changing Places Campaign

Today marks a new era in the Changing Places campaign.  The Changing Places Campaign (for which we are the official co-sponsor) is hosted by the Changing Places Consortium member, Mencap for the last 11 years. The campaign under Mencap’s co-chair leadership has gone from strength to strength and has assisted in producing [...]

By | 2017-11-15T11:30:20+00:00 November 15th, 2017|Changing Places|Comments Off on Muscular Dystrophy (MDUK) Take Helm as New co-Chair of Changing Places Campaign

Strathmore School Includes Specialist SEN Solutions Across New Facilities

Strathmore School includes specialist SEN solutions at new build school in Richmond Having been involved in the recent development of Strathmore School’s new The Russel Primary School campus, OpeMed are pleased to have handed over and completed the multiple Ceiling XY Hoist Systems included in the project. [...]

By | 2017-11-10T16:17:05+00:00 November 10th, 2017|Ceiling Hoists, School Equipment|Comments Off on Strathmore School Includes Specialist SEN Solutions Across New Facilities

Making Accessibility Accessible – Changing Places can go anywhere with OpeMed and iHUS partnership

Seeking to improve and enhance the reach of the Changing Places campaign, OpeMed has combined their experience of installing these facilities with iHUS Adapt & Build to offer a unique modular Changing Places Toilet. Teaming up to work as a partnership, both OpeMed and iHUS – focusing energies specifically on Changing Places [...]

By | 2018-01-02T17:06:30+00:00 November 3rd, 2017|OpeMed News, Changing Places|Comments Off on Making Accessibility Accessible – Changing Places can go anywhere with OpeMed and iHUS partnership

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

Attention Access Consultants: What, Where and Why Summary of NRAC Conference 2017

A Quick Summary of NRAC Conference 2017. As well as representing Aveso at the NRAC Conference this year, we are also excited to mention that our Managing Director, Nick Kent, will be presenting a talk on the related issue of Bariatric Specific Design in homecare and hospital settings as well as the [...]

By | 2018-01-02T17:07:27+00:00 October 30th, 2017|Patient Handling, Architects Technical Information, Exhibitions & Conferences|Comments Off on Attention Access Consultants: What, Where and Why Summary of NRAC Conference 2017

OT Show 2017: Getting the most from your visit

12 Tips for the OT Show 2017: Getting the most from your visit The annual Occupational Therapy show will be held on 22nd-23rd November 2017. As the UK’s largest annual gathering of Occupational Therapists, Case Managers and medical professionals, it’s an event not to be missed and we hope that ‘the OT [...]

By | 2017-10-23T12:13:46+00:00 October 19th, 2017|Case Management, OpeMed News, Occupational Therapy, Exhibitions & Conferences|Comments Off on OT Show 2017: Getting the most from your visit

Church funds brand new Changing Places at local community centre

The newest addition to the OpeMed Changing Places portfolio is the fantastic facility at the Jubilee Community Centre in East Grinstead, West Sussex. Funded through the tireless efforts of the Jubilee Community Church, the Changing Places facility is the result of an impressive internal renovation on an existing room in the centre. [...]

By | 2017-10-11T17:03:16+00:00 October 11th, 2017|Changing Places|Comments Off on Church funds brand new Changing Places at local community centre

What is your colour?

What is your colour? For many years’ artists, scientists and researchers have been interested in the psychology of colour. They found that colour can have a profound effect on the human mind and emotions; evoking memory, affecting mood and influencing behaviour. Cool colours create a sense of calm Yellow is a subtly [...]

By | 2017-10-11T15:36:33+00:00 October 11th, 2017|Changing Tables, Ceiling Hoists, Disabled Bathing, Architects Technical Information, Nursing Homes, Care Homes, Leisure Centres, School Equipment|Comments Off on What is your colour?