Category: Care Homes

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 [...]

August 8th, 2018

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 [...]

July 6th, 2018

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. [...]

January 4th, 2018

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 [...]

October 11th, 2017

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 [...]

September 18th, 2017

OpeMed Explained – Our Solutions for Transfer and Care

OpeMed Explained We are delighted to release our newest video “OpeMed Explained – Our Solutions for Transfer and Care “. The video showcases OpeMed’s services and solutions. Follow our expert as he helps OpeMed customers choose the right equipment, ensuring carers can concentrate on giving their clients the care they deserve. [...]

October 23rd, 2015

Patient Ceiling Hoist Track for Nursing Homes

Patient Ceiling Hoist Track for Nursing Homes There are various decisions to be made by the client, architect and contractor when designing the optimum layout for a Patient Ceiling Track Hoist for Nursing Homes, whether it is the Ensuite Bedroom, Therapy Room or Assisted Bathroom. Some initial questions that might help when first considering [...]

August 26th, 2015

Providing Inclusive Products and Design Elements

Inclusive, Accurate and Within Budget As an expert in Transfer and Care projects of any size within Domestic Environments, Care Homes, Nursing Homes and Hospitals; our equipment is used for safe movement by many carers. OpeMed’s Hoisting, Lifting, Showering, Changing and Bathing equipment provides a wide choice of inclusive products as cost-effective options for [...]

June 15th, 2015

Ensuring a Cost Effective Adaptation Project

Timely, Cost-Effective and High Quality As an expert in Transfer and Care projects of any size within Domestic Environments, Care Homes, Nursing Homes and Hospitals; our equipment is used for safe movement by many carers. OpeMed’s Hoisting, Lifting, Showering, Changing and Bathing equipment provides a wide choice of products as cost-effective options for adaptation. [...]

June 12th, 2015

Creating a High Quality Transfer and Care Project

Stylish, Accurate and Price Conscious As an expert in Transfer and Care projects of any size within Domestic Environments, Care Homes, Nursing Homes and Hospitals; our equipment is used for safe movement by many carers. OpeMed’s Hoisting, Lifting, Showering, Changing and Bathing equipment provides a wide choice of means of transfer and care for users. [...]

June 9th, 2015

LOLER Test and Weight Test for Patient Hoists

Our Policy on LOLER Testing and Weight Testing OpeMed weight test each individual installation after install and also on each LOLER test. This is according to ISO10535, CE and LOLER. All our engineers are qualified to the latest standards and protocols. Nearly all maintenance on the OT200 Ceiling Hoist can be completed when the hoist [...]

March 27th, 2015

Sling Assessments and Expert Advice

Transfer and Care Sling Assessments At OpeMed we pride ourselves on offering a wide selection of transfer and care products to all of our customers, including our range of extensively used slings. We provide comfortable all day slings, toileting slings, amputee slings, custom slings and paediatric sling alternatives for smaller clients [...]

March 10th, 2015

Patient Transfer System In Action

The Betty Transfer System In a recent installation for live in or temporary day care, after-school care and outpatient care to children, adolescents and adults with physical disabilities, multiple disabilities or acquired brain injury. The 34-year-old user Martijn Fishermen lives partly at the centre and has recently received the help of our patient transfer system ‘Betty’ for his room. A [...]

February 11th, 2015

Sling Training with OpeMed

Sling Training Sessions on the OT200 Compact Ceiling Hoist On Friday 3rd October, OpeMed held a sling training session for some of our customers. As experts in ceiling hoists and lifting users, we proudly have a range of slings for any application from hydrotherapy, to gait training, toileting and in-situ. We supply both clip and [...]

October 6th, 2014

Ceiling Hoisting: Evidence Based Success

Clinical Studies and Publication Prove that Ceiling Hoisting is Beneficial to User and Carer Using high quality ceiling hoists such as the OT200 Compact is scientifically proven and backed up by prestigious research to show the positive effects of working with an overhead lifting system to achieve optimum moving and handling transfers.       [...]

July 7th, 2014

Residential Care Accessible Rooms

OpeMed Create Accessible Rooms with Hoists for Somerset Residents OpeMed have been involved in the brand new purpose built residential care home featuring 25 accessible rooms with overhead hoists in Somerset, South West England. Opening in Summer 2014, the brand new care home features 55 bedrooms for a multitude of care services.   OpeMed have [...]

July 1st, 2014

Ceiling Hoist Multi-Room Access

Fitting Ceiling Hoist Multi-Room Access As part of our unique support offering to customers, we aim to ensure that we can create a practical solution for your ceiling hoist and ceiling tracking in any multi-room environment. Our ceiling hoist solutions are guaranteed to offer our customers increased flexibility, reduced transfers, safety and a smooth ride. [...]

June 26th, 2014

New Compact Ceiling Hoist from OpeMed

New Compact Ceiling Hoist – Modern Design 30% Smaller The New OT200 Compact Ceiling Hoist, uses our unique “Gravity Charging System” and “No-tools emergency lower” that has allowed the OT200 to be the fastest selling Ceiling Hoist in the market. These proven features are now combined with a new industry leading design that reduces the [...]

June 17th, 2014

Install a Patient Hoist into Any Room

Hoisting in the most awkward of spaces or strange room layout? OpeMed can install a patient hoist into any room… As specialists in Ceiling Hoists for Nursing Homes to Domestic or Hospital environments, OpeMed have great exposure to a wide range of room types and sizes. It is not often straight forward to install Ceiling [...]

June 10th, 2014