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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?

International OpeMed: Working across the globe

Medica Hosts OpeMed Equipment at 2017 Conference Exhibiting alongside our German partners Beka, OpeMed is attending Media 2017; the World Forum for Medicine held in Düsseldorf Germany. Heading to Medica for the 13-16th of November in hall 14, stand D42, we will be there to demonstrate our internationally best-selling products, the [...]

By | 2017-10-10T11:17:12+00:00 October 6th, 2017|International Blogs|Comments Off on International OpeMed: Working across the globe

Bringing a ‘pop’ of colour with OpeMed

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. It has been shown that colour can have physical effects, increasing blood pressure [...]

By | 2017-09-18T16:26:49+00:00 September 18th, 2017|Case Management, Ceiling Hoists, Disabled Bathing, Nursing Homes, Care Homes, DFG, School Equipment|Comments Off on Bringing a ‘pop’ of colour with OpeMed

House Becomes a Home; London Family Home Made Accessible

  OpeMed has recently concluded an exciting project in London, involving the refurbishment of a family home to make it totally accessible and suitable for a client with Cerebral Palsy. Accessibility, in this case, is comprised of a Through-Floor Lift, Height Adjustable Kiva Bath with Light Therapy, Air Spa, Auto-fill [...]

By | 2017-09-05T10:57:38+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Case Management, Ceiling Hoists, Disabled Bathing|Comments Off on House Becomes a Home; London Family Home Made Accessible

Ten Questions for Case Managers (Professional Guide) has arrived!

The guide that covers essentials for specifying Hoisting, Bathing, Showering and Changing Equipment We are excited to announce “Ten Questions for Case Managers” the OpeMed guide for Case Managers and Occupational Therapists has arrived!  When faced with such a diverse range of equipment from many suppliers, working out what [...]

By | 2017-08-11T15:17:36+00:00 August 11th, 2017|Case Management, OpeMed News, Occupational Therapy, DFG|Comments Off on Ten Questions for Case Managers (Professional Guide) has arrived!

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

Welcome Break achieve 999th Changing Places for Changing Places Awareness Day

We are delighted to announce we have completed our latest Changing Places project with Welcome Break at Newport Pagnell Services. This competition marks the 999th Changing Places on the second Changing Places Awareness Day (July 19th) now celebrating 11 amazing years of the Changing Places Campaign and the successes the campaign so [...]

By | 2017-08-04T20:31:32+00:00 July 19th, 2017|Changing Places|Comments Off on Welcome Break achieve 999th Changing Places for Changing Places Awareness Day

OpeTrack Fixings and Considerations

In the thousands of installations OpeMed have completed, we have very rarely come across a project we could not create a fixing solution for. With over 20 years industry experience our specialists can ensure Ceiling Track is installed safely into every recommended installation. To help provide guidance and support, we have put together [...]

By | 2017-08-23T17:11:32+00:00 July 12th, 2017|Ceiling Hoists, Architects Technical Information, Builders & Contractors Technical Information|Comments Off on OpeTrack Fixings and Considerations

Coming Soon: Ten Questions for Case Managers (Professional Guide)

The Guide that covers essentials for specifying hoisting, bathing, showering and changing equipment We are excited to announce “Ten Questions for Case Managers” the OpeMed guide for Case Managers and Occupational Therapists is coming soon.  When faced with such a diverse range of equipment from many suppliers, working out what is [...]

By | 2017-08-11T12:47:28+00:00 June 29th, 2017|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Coming Soon: Ten Questions for Case Managers (Professional Guide)

Crawley Success as crowd draws for OpeMed Changing Places

County Mall Shopping Centre in Crawley opened it’s first Changing Places toilet last Friday, the 16th of June, as the culmination of years of hard work and tireless campaigning by local mum, carer and Chairman of Autism Support Crawley, Maria Cook. On behalf of her Autistic son Ryan, and so many others with [...]

By | 2017-08-04T20:31:32+00:00 June 23rd, 2017|Changing Places|Comments Off on Crawley Success as crowd draws for OpeMed Changing Places

OpeMed fly ‘down-under’ for Australian Changing Places conference

We are delighted to be attending the Changing Places, Going Places Conference in Victoria (Australia), this week on 14th June. Guests will be speaking about and sharing information on Changing Places facilities and the positive impact they have on social inclusion within the community. Due to the on-going success of the campaign in the [...]

By | 2017-08-04T20:31:32+00:00 June 12th, 2017|International Blogs, Changing Places, Exhibitions & Conferences|Comments Off on OpeMed fly ‘down-under’ for Australian Changing Places conference

OpeMed near completion on brand new Changing Places in Crawley

As a newly awarded local hero in the Crawley Community Awards, Autism Ambassador for Gatwick Airport and Chairman for Autism Support Crawley; working with Maria to install a well needed Changing Places into County Mall Shopping Centre, has been a delightful journey and a fantastic achievement for Maria and all her campaigning work. [...]

By | 2017-08-04T20:31:32+00:00 June 9th, 2017|Changing Places|Comments Off on OpeMed near completion on brand new Changing Places in Crawley

OpeMed brings a ‘pop of colour’ to Kidz to Adultz South

OpeMed will be returning to Kidz to Adultz South this year, following the success of our previous visits. Come and visit us at stand 803 where we will be hosting some of the most popular of our product range. We will once again be showcasing our ceiling mounted OT200 and this will [...]

By | 2017-08-04T20:31:32+00:00 May 26th, 2017|Exhibitions & Conferences|Comments Off on OpeMed brings a ‘pop of colour’ to Kidz to Adultz South

SEN Equipment Taken Seriously

SEN Bathroom and Classroom Equipment Almost a fifth of children in Britain are identified as having special educational needs (SEN). It is estimated that around 7 per cent of children are disabled and a significant number of children have both SEN and a disability. Most children with SEN and disabilities are educated [...]

By | 2017-08-04T20:31:32+00:00 May 17th, 2017|Ceiling Hoists, Builders & Contractors Technical Information, School Equipment|Comments Off on SEN Equipment Taken Seriously

Doc Martin Actor joins OpeMed for Julia’s House Grand Opening

OpeMed were delighted and proud to attend the official opening with TV Actor, Martin Clunes at Julia’s House Hospice, Devizes – Wiltshire, this weekend. As featured on BBC Wiltshire and with many notable attendees, Julia’s House is an award-winning children’s hospice charity dedicated to bringing comfort and care to families through exceptional facilities and staff. This high [...]

By | 2017-08-04T20:31:32+00:00 May 8th, 2017|Ceiling Hoists, Hospice|Comments Off on Doc Martin Actor joins OpeMed for Julia’s House Grand Opening

Deadlines Loom for Premier League 2017 Accessible Promise

In September 2015, Premier League clubs unanimously agreed to improve their disabled access provisions, committing to meet the Accessible Stadia Guide (ASG) by August 2017. With the promise of August looming, Premier League football clubs are fast approaching the Changing Places installation deadline. Believe it or not, around a third of clubs in top tier football [...]

By | 2017-08-04T20:31:32+00:00 May 5th, 2017|Changing Places|Comments Off on Deadlines Loom for Premier League 2017 Accessible Promise

OpeMed to join OT Practice in Company Conference Hoist Demonstration

The OT Practice Conference is a unique opportunity for associates of The OT Practice to gain the latest industry insights, CDP training and new product knowledge, to which you can find OpeMed exhibiting to the left of the main entrance. […]

By | 2017-08-04T20:31:32+00:00 May 3rd, 2017|Case Management, Occupational Therapy, Exhibitions & Conferences|Comments Off on OpeMed to join OT Practice in Company Conference Hoist Demonstration