Case Studies

Odeon Take 3 Easy Steps to Achieve Accessible Cinema

One of the largest Cinema chains in the UK, Odeon is leading the way in accessibility. With another completed Changing Places toilet at the Maidenhead complex, the Changing Places includes a Compact Ceiling Hoist, Height Adjustable Changing Table and a Height Adjustable Washbasin. With a complete refurbishment, Odeon is transforming Maidenhead into a Luxury Cinema experience and have recognised […]

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Show-stopping Mayflower Theatre Achieves Gold Standard Changing Places

Show-stopping Mayflower Theatre Achieves Gold Standard Changing Places

The Mayflower Theatre is one of the biggest theatres on the south coast and the most recent theatre to install a brand new accessible Changing Places Toilet. This fully inclusive Changing Places includes all of the vital pieces of equipment from a full room covering hoist system to a height adjustable changing table. Click below […]

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Charity Keeps Giving; Martha Trust Completes Rehabilitation Project

Our latest project focuses on when a charity keeps giving; Martha Trust completes rehabilitation project with hydrotherapy room and OpeMed solutions. Fitted with an unusual fully bespoke Ceiling Hoist system, our engineers conceptualised a creative system which allowed us to build a full overhead multi-room system within an unusual space.

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Changing Places takes Centre Court at All England Tennis Club - Wimbledon

Changing Places takes Centre Court at All England Tennis Club

Changing Places takes Centre Court at All England Tennis Club, one of the oldest and widely referred to as the worlds most prestigious tennis tournament hosted by the All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) in Wimbledon, London. Each year, thousands flock to see their favourite tennis athletes compete for trophies, prize money and the title of championship […]

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The Changing Places Campaign

Thrill Seekers Paradise; Thorpe Park Installs Changing Places Toilet

As one of the top attractions in the UK, Thorpe Park is synonymous with fun and thrilling days out for families. Recognising the need for improving inclusivity and providing toileting facilities for those who have additional needs, Thorpe Park teamed up with OpeMed to install their new Changing Places toilet.

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Grand Design Home Creates Sanctuary for Devizes Family

With a new purpose-built ‘Grand Design’ house, the Devizes based family have created a unique accessible sanctuary for their daughter. With wide open spaces, easily accessible rooms and an array of OpeMed specialist equipment, this house will truly provide a flexible space ensuring the house is ready for all of their needs and requirements as their daughter grows and their family […]

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Strathmore School Includes Specialist SEN Solutions Across New Facilities

Creating a happy, safe, supported and structured environment is something our customers at Strathmore School strives to achieve. A Specialist Educational Needs School, Strathmore has enlisted OpeMed in a project on their newly built Primary School installing a number of Ceiling Hoists and XY Systems throughout the facility.

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Holy Cross Hospital Hosts Hoist Haven for Patients

Holy Cross Hospital is a prestigious facility offering an outstanding level of care and recent winners of an Outstanding CQC rating. OpeMed has been working with Holy Cross Hospital to provide and support their high standard of care with a range of vital equipment. Installing a number of Ceiling Hoists, Shower Trollies in a number of rooms […]

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Bariatric Patients Receive 26 Accessible Rooms at Al Amiri Hospital – Kuwait

Managing projects globally, OpeMed were delighted to be invited to work on a MOH project for Al Almiri Hospital.  With a large number of Bariatric rooms installed, this project demonstrates how including transfer equipment into your project can future proof a hospital, saving time and reducing risk of injury to carers.

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House Becomes a Home; London Family Home Made Accessible

Making family home accessible is a very rewarding experience for us at OpeMed. We get the opportunity to see our equipment helping people and improving their everyday lives. One such project was for a London based family home which we were invited to adapt and help to turn a house into a home. 

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Children’s Hospice Becomes Accessible Haven

Working on life-changing projects is the highlight of our year, one such project was Julia’s House – The Wiltshire Children’s Hospice. Following high profile fund raising from A-list Hollywood celebrities, the project was to create an accessible haven for Children to feel comfortable and cared for in their time of need.

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Australian Hospital Becomes State-of-the-Art with Multi-room Hoist Systems

Always keen to expand and work with new global partners, OpeMed prides itself on supporting dealerships throughout Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Australasia. One such partnership based in Australia resulted in a large scale installation as Bendigo Hospital becomes state-of-the-art with multi-room Hoist systems.

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Accessible Adaptation Completes Home for Shropshire Family

Working alongside Wrekin Housing Trust and Independent Occupational Therapist, Maggie Downs, we were delighted to come together on the adaptation of a family home in Shropshire. Installing into multiple rooms, OpeMed’s range of equipment has really helped to create dignity and independence for the family’s 15 year old daughter, throughout the house.

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Ensuring Dynamic Solutions for Global Nursing Homes

As well as Hospitals (both Private and Heath Authority), Hydrotherapy and Rehabilitation suites OpeMed have also completed installations of the OT200 Ceiling Hoist across multiple Nursing and Care Homes through SE Asia. This case study covers details on the different systems installed into Cheshire Home in Chung Hom Kok, Hong Kong – that when used […]

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OpeMed Hoist Solutions for Hydrotherapy Suite

The OT200 Ceiling Hoist is an ideal solution that when used in conjunction with our range of hydrotherapy slings providing a fully supportive hydrotherapy system for patients to depend upon. The hoist will bear the weight of the user and allow therapists to gradually introduce the water to the user.

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OpeMed OT200 Opens the Gate to Gait Training at Dorset Orthopaedics

We install Ceiling Hoists into many environments, from Schools to Nursing Homes to Physiotherapy Centres. Each installation is carefully designed and installed to ensure the best solution for the transfer and care needs of the users within the given environment.

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Ensuring Provisions for Students with Disabilities

A Special Educational Needs School is a unique environment that is designed to be an immersive experiance for young students with disabilities. Schools work hard to ensure that upon a students arrival they can focus upon their education with the equipment, support and carers around to enable productive learning.

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Superior Project Management Achieves Successful International Installation

In June 2016, OpeMed began installation of the OT200 Ceiling Hoist at the prestigious new Chirec Hospital – Delta in Brussels, Belgium. Working alongside our exclusive dealer in Belgium, we installed hoist systems in 42 rooms throughout this large scale new build hospital.

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Working with Attractions for Greater Accessibility

The Changing Places campaign is designed to encourage public facilities to provide vital accessible toilets that people of varying abilities that cannot use standard accessible toilets could use. This includes people with profound learning disabilities, their carers, as well as other disabled people.

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Pioneering Changing Places with Welcome Break

We are delighted to have worked with Welcome Break installing more than five Changing Places facilities across the country. The Changing Places campaign is designed to provide confidence through ensuring a set of standards on space and equipment within a Changing Places facility.

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Enhanced Aesthetics Through Flush Tracking

As a manufacturer of Ceiling Hoists we work hard to provide innovative solutions to support our customer’s needs. This case study covers details on our flush track system that when used in conjunction with our OT200 Compact Ceiling Hoist, is an effective way of optimising space aesthetically.

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Assisted Bathroom for Case Management Project

Case Management Projects

Working with specialist and generalist architects has proven that OpeMed have the turnkey skills required to manage case management projects including minor and major house renovations.

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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 supplied by OpeMed.

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Nursing and Residential Home Gate System

Lynwood Nursing and Residential Home – Ascot

OpeMed has delivered design expertise and transfer and care equipment for the Lynwood Nursing and Residential Home in Berkshire. We have installed ceiling hoists and ceiling tracking for 69 of the new Nursing Home and Dementia rooms including bedrooms, wet-rooms, assisted bathrooms and the rehabilitation and leisure swimming pools.

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Case Management Adaptation – Oxford

Working with the family, case managers and OT’s, we provided assistance and technical expertise on the equipment suitable for the child and the home. This included various assessments of the child’s needs including the current routines as well as a site survey of the house to ensure a sound structural renovation could take place for […]

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Dorsett Front Opemed Ceiling Hoist Rooms

Exclusive Dorsett Hotel, Accessible Rooms – London

As a ceiling hoist manufacturer and consultant for The Inclusive Hotels Group, OpeMed have installed ceiling track hoists within a number of prestigious Hotels Globally as part of the BS83002009 guidance. The exclusive Dorsett Hotel in Shepherd’s Bush, London now has two accessible rooms with en-suites or wet rooms and is a demonstration of the “gold” […]

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Milestones Museum Changing Places – Basingstoke

The Milestones Museum in Basingstoke, Hampshire is a family friendly museum which includes a 1940’s sweet shop, vintage vehicle collections and a Victorian themed area. The Museum has chosen OpeMed to install a Changing Places to improve and enhance user experience for visitors who need to be changed and take advantage of the additional space […]

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Bariatric Hoist For Room to Room Transfer

Nursing Home Ceiling Hoist Systems – Bristol

Nursing Home ceiling hoist systems installed by OpeMed throughout another large nursing home. The design, specification and supply of 9 assisted bedroom to bathroom ceiling hoist systems was completed by OpeMed. The specification included the provision of XY to XY ceiling track hoists, bespoke curved ceiling track and bariatric ceiling hoists for upto 400kg ceiling […]

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ceiling hoist physiotherapy

Ceiling Hoists in Hong Kong Hospital – China

OpeMed were pleased to have been selected to supply a Ceiling Hoists in Hong Kong Hospital with 29 OT200 Overhead Ceiling Hoists and specialist tracking throughout. The OT200 has been installed in the Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Prosthetics Gait Training as well as the General Wards.

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Care Home Ceiling Hoists – Somerset

A residential care home in the South West of England has chose to install ceiling hoists throughout the bedrooms and assisted bathrooms in their brand new facility which features 25 accessible rooms. Opening in Summer 2014, the brand new care home features 55 bedrooms for a multitude of care services. OpeMed have worked with the […]

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Arsenal Changing Places

Arsenal FC Changing Places – London

Arsenal FC Changing Places at Emirates Stadium marked the 600th Changing Places to open on Tuesday 15th April 2014. OpeMed are the co-sponsor of Changing Places and have installed a H Ceiling Track System, OT200 Ceiling Hoist, Height Adjustable Changing Bench, Adjustable Toilet with Grab Rails, Adjustable Sink and Privacy Curtains.

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SEN School Ceiling Hoists – Cheshire

A leading SEN school in Cheshire has welcomed OpeMed’s OT200 Ceiling Hoist along with our moving and handling expertise to their two-phase 2014 construction project. Our technical team was called in to redevelop the school’s current moving and handling equipment provisions and also to provide hoisting solutions for for the second-phase of new build SEN […]

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Childrens Hospice Ceiling Hoist – Netherlands

This new Children’s Hospice with Ceiling Hoist Project has 12 rooms allowing for an additional 30 children per year to be cared for in this high profile unique establishment. Ceiling Hoists (also known as Overhead Hoists) are an integral part of the design and are throughout the new building, transferring by overhead hoist from the […]

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Changing Places at Bradgate Park – Leicester

New Accessible Changing Places Facility Available at Top Trip Advisor Park Bradgate Park has been named as one of the UK’s top 10 Parks in the prestigious Trip Advisor Travellers‚ Choice Awards. The impressive nature and history combined and with the new addition of a thoughtfully designed Changing Places toilet, it is clear why they […]

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SEN School – London

In partnership with Wates Construction and London Borough of Redbridge, OpeMed completed a new lifting equipment for disabled children project including 15 ceiling hoist systems and 12 shower trolleys to the new leading SEN school in London.   Lifting Equipment for Disabled SEN Pupils The client opted for H systems to give total room coverage. […]

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Case Management New Build Project – Bristol

We have now completed another Case Management OT project with a family based in the South West of England using lifting hoist equipment including the OT200 Ceiling Hoist, Height Adjustable Hydrotherapy Bath and OpeSpray Shower Trolley. We were involved from the initial planning stages with the builder right through to the specifying, fitting and training […]

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Ceiling hoists for riding school

Cranleigh RDA – Surrey

Cranleigh RDA chose the OT200 ceiling hoists for lifting people on a 3m straight track. The hoist uses a gravity powered system to re-charge whenever in use saving both service cost and ensuring reliable start up; essential for running a busy day of riding and supporting riders with disabilities. The organisation has over 500 groups […]

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Chesterfield FC Rehabilitation Suite

Chesterfield FC Rehabilitation Suite – Chesterfield

OpeMed are proud to have installed a new OT200 ceiling hoist system and tracking for a specially designed for Chesterfield FC Rehabilitation Suite. The East stand also features a Changing Places style facility including a hoist, assistive toilet and changing bench for fans and pubic to use. The Chesterfield FC Rehabilitation Suite The rehabilitation suite […]

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Leisure Cemntre disabled changing facilities

Leisure Centre Disabled Changing – Swindon

  As one of the largest Leisure Centres in Swindon; The Link offers the residents of Swindon and surrounding areas many sporting facilities including an Ice Rink, Swimming Pool and Sports Hall. OpeMed were approached for our expertise in disabled lifting and disabled changing equipment to assess and advise on a custom designed facility to […]

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Disabled lifting equipment for Liverpool University

Disabled Lifting Equipment at The University of Liverpool

A team of architects has called in OpeMed to design and install 5 accessible rooms for disabled students featuring disabled lifting equipment in a brand new regeneration scheme at The University of Liverpool. The disabled friendly rooms have OT200 ceiling hoists and flexible tracking systems designed by OpeMed’s technical and design teams. The new accommodation […]

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changing places at the guildhall swansea

Changing Places at The Guildhall – Swansea

New Accessible Changing Places Facility in Wales. OpeMed were called upon to help the Guildhall with their Changing Places project and guide them through each stage including equipment selection. Incorporating accessible features has been very important for this project and the venue boasts a number of wheelchair friendly entrances and exits that are all clearly […]

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ceiling hoists installed within hampshire nursing home

Nursing Home Ceiling Hoists – Hampshire

The OT200 Ceiling Hoist has been used in many applications from domestic to nursing home. It is used for an easy and discreet method of transferring.

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Changing places hoist

Autism Day Centre – Bolton

Hoists for Lifting People in Autism Day Centre, Bolton The brand new autism day centre in Bolton has opened it’s doors in April 2014. OpeMed has supplied assistive equipment for the new bathrooms and activity rooms such as OT200 Ceiling Hoists, H Frame Tracking, Shower Trolleys, Height Adjustable Washbasins. The Equipment As leading experts in […]

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Nursing Home Portable Ceiling Hoist

Nursing Home Portable Ceiling Hoist – Surrey

The OpeMed portable ceiling hoist is ideal for multiple users or multiple locations as it can be unhooked and transported with the user. If a ceiling hoist is only required occasionally or to keep costs to a minimum by sharing the motor between rooms, OpeMed can install our discreet track over the bed, in the […]

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Swimming pool hoists for disabled

Leisure Centre Lifting Equipment – New Forest

A Leisure Centre located in the New Forest are now proudly using their new lifting equipment for disabled changing area located next to the swimming pool. After a detailed consultation and CAD drawings, OpeMed and the team established that an OT200 Ceiling Hoist and Nursing Bench 3000 would be the ideal solutions. To meet the […]

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homecare adaptation project

Homecare Adaptation – Lincolnshire

For this homecare adaptation project OpeMed worked closely with the building team at Carmalor, a leading regional construction company. The new-build adaptation features 6,000 square ft. of space to accommodate 5 bedrooms, carer’s quarters and a hydrotherapy pool.

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Legoland Portable Hoist – Windsor

The Legoland Hotel in Windsor have installed 2 OpeMed Portable Hoist Systems into 2 of the 14 accessible bedrooms. OpeMed provided a full CAD specification and product recommendation for the Portable Hoist project to ensure the room was as flexible and user friendly. Portable Hoist Systems in Hotel Suites The Portable Hoist units are installed […]

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Residential Centre Ceiling Hoist

Residential Centre Ceiling Hoist System – Bromley

The Residential Centre Ceiling Hoist and Assisted Bath Project In partnership with Bromley Primary Care Trust and Cablesheer Construction, OpeMed installed 13 multi-room ceiling hoist systems, 6 height adjustable baths, 2 bathing hoists and 2 shower trolleys.   The client chose connecting systems using the unique OpeMed gate and turntable, enabling hoisting from the bed […]

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Stansted Airport Changing Places WC – Essex

Changing Places WC: Stansted Airport The new Changing Places WC facility will offer disabled users, carers and family the opportunity to change and care for the user in a comfortable and hygienic environment. We supplied an OT200 Ceiling Hoist, Changing Bench and Telescopic Shower Rail as part of the Changing Places WC standard package. Stansted […]

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H Ceiling Hoist System with Gate – London

The OpeMed H Ceiling Hoist System In-Situ The OpeMed H Ceiling Hoist System is simple to use, safe and a quick way of driving the hoist from a bedroom to en-suite bathroom or similar. The OpeMed track system with its white, compact design blends into the environment and is ideal for bedrooms and bathrooms. It […]

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suspended ceiling track hoist

Martha Trust Care Home – Hereford

Ceiling Track Hoists for Specialist Homes OpeMed completed 28 ceiling track hoists and 4 specialist baths tailor made to fit the bathrooms in a specialist home for children and adults with complex needs. In partnership with B&K, OpeMed have installed 28 OT200 Ceiling Track Hoists and 4 Assisted Baths into a specialist home for children […]

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Activity Centre, Patient Lifting Devices

Activity Centre Patient Lifting Devices – Thomley

Patient Lifting Devices at Activity Centre The Oxfordshire Charity Activity Centre now has an accessible changing area featuring an OT200 Ceiling Hoist, Height Adjustable Changing Bench, Height Adjustable Sink and Accessible Shower Area. A project in partnership with Thomley Activity Centre, a charity in Oxfordshire, UK, OpeMed designed and installed a complete bathroom with patient […]

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Hoists for Lifting People at School in Frankfurt, Germany

School Hoists for Lifting People – Frankfurt

New German School Installs Award Winning Hoists for Lifting People OpeMed have installed the OT200 ceiling hoists for lifting people throughout 40 rooms of an award winning new build specialist school near Frankfurt, Germany. Why Work with OpeMed? The architect was attracted by OpeMed’s ability to project management from start to finish, whilst the nursing […]

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Shower Trolley and Ceiling Hoist – Worcestershire

Installation of a Shower Trolley and Overhead Hoist System OT200 Ceiling Hoist and H System in combination with OpeMed’s height adjustable OpeSpray Shower Trolley has been installed as a moving and handling solution into an extension in Worcestershire, UK. The client was keen for the new extension to cause minimum disruption to their design, and […]

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Pool Hoists in London Leisure Centre – London

Pool Hoists for Public Use A London leisure centre was recently kitted out with OpeMed pool hoists in both pools and was fitted with specialist changing equipment in the changing areas too. The customer opted for the poolside hoist with removable chair and H system ceiling hoists in the changing rooms. OpeMed can design the poolside […]

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