Category: Care Homes

Solutions for an Unsupported Ceiling

More often than not, OpeMed are asked to recommend equipment for properties with unusual shaped rooms, low or high ceilings or uneven floors for example.     In a recent case, OpeMed were called in to suggest the best solution for a client needing a ceiling hoist and H frame system for their bedroom. The [...]

May 15th, 2014

Height Adjustable Baths Video

View our brand new infographic video on Height Adjustable Baths. Learn about the range of baths on the market and what features are offered. We have a bath for almost any user from low to high dependency and theraputic to space saving. View our new video and please comment, like a share.

March 20th, 2014

The Mover: Transferring with the user in mind

Our brand new transferring system; The Mover offers our users freedom to sit or stand whilst being transferred from point A to point B. The Mover system operates on a "help yourself" structure whereby the user should try to pull up to standing whilst the padded arms move behind them, they are also able to [...]

March 14th, 2014

Designing for Dementia

A key focus in modern European Architecture for Care and Nursing Homes is person-centred dementia care and how this is addressed by the built environment to include Cognitive Ability, Social Ability and Physical Ability. A key aspect of designing for a cognitive impairment like dementia is to build on the strengths that residents still have. [...]

March 12th, 2014

Care Home Project – Block and Beam

Our technical team are currently in the process of completing a Care Home build in the South West UK. The new build facility will incorporate over 20 ceiling hoist systems in 3 assisted bathrooms and 19 bedrooms via H frame or XY to XY system. […]

February 20th, 2014