Category: DFG

See OpeMed OT200 & Monarch Hoists Live at OTAC 2018

OpeMed will be exhibiting for the first time at the OTAC Conference in Southampton, which will be OTAC’S final event of the year, on Wednesday 5th December. Held at the Hilton Hotel Ageas Bowl, Southampton the conference will showcase the most current equipment and adaptation guidance that you will require in your day to day [...]

December 4th, 2018

OpeMed Assisted Baths to Grant Make-A-Wish Foundation Wishes

Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo! OpeMed Assisted Baths to Grant Make-A-Wish Foundation Wishes Make-A-Wish is a very special foundation with a global reach, so the likelihood is you’ve heard of them before. What could make a child happier than their ultimate wish being granted, made a reality for a day? With this ethos always at the [...]

September 7th, 2018

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

CASE STUDY: Grand Design Home Creates Sanctuary for Devizes Family

The beautiful new home in Devizes, built from their own specialist design, is the family’s pride and joy and certainly with good reason. A labour of love constituting of aesthetic clean interiors and unique reclaimed oak frame, the purpose-built, open-plan, accessible home is also totally designed around their daughter. Through various avenues [...]

February 1st, 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

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

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 [...]

August 11th, 2017

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 [...]

June 29th, 2017

A Brief Guide to Disabled Facility Grants

“Adopting a one‐stop shop approach. In many areas it may be possible to channel all enquiries or referrals through a single point of access. This will often be the case where a HIA has been given the role of leading delivery of adaptations, but it may also be relevant within a local [...]

September 9th, 2016

The Occupational Therapy Show

Find OpeMed at The OT Occupational Therapy Show – Birmingham OpeMed are excited to announce that we will be exhibiting at this years Occupational Therapy Show at the NEC Birmingham. Running for two days on Wednesday 25th and Thursday 26th of November the OT show will provide you with  interactive lectures, seminars and practical workshops, [...]

September 9th, 2015

Independence in Hoisting Equipment

Finding Independence in Hoisting Equipment- Working with OpeMed As the population gradually lives longer, the needs of individuals become more acute (such as obesity) and there is a desire to stay at home for much longer we need to consider the best form of support and independence. As a recent article in The OT Magazine [...]

December 1st, 2014

Geberit Hand Control System

Geberit Hand Control System- Accommodating All Users The Geberit hand control system is a helpful addition to the Geberit Aquaclean 8000Plus w/c which enables user to control a variety of elements from washing method, positioning and length of time. The handset is a “pop-out” addition to the existing basic “push” controls on the w/c, the [...]

November 24th, 2014

OpeMed at Kidz North – Equipment for Children with Disabilities

Equipment for Children with Disabilities- Ceiling Hoist, Shower Trolley & Bathing Equipment   OpeMed exhibited again this week at Kidz North, the largest UK exhibition designed around children with disabilities and special needs and their families. OpeMed demonstrated our Height Adjustable Baths, Neatfold Changing Tables, Shower Trolleys, Tilt in Space Shower Chairs and an H [...]

November 21st, 2014

Kidz South Exhibition

Another Successful Event at Kidz South Exhibition 2014! Located once again in Reading, this year’s Kidz South Exhibition drew in the crowds for another year, despite the sweltering hot sunshine outside!   On our stand, we proudly exhibited our Comfortline height adjustable bath featuring lights, air-spa and music, as well as our height adjustable shower [...]

June 13th, 2014

What is a DFG?

OpeMed are proud to support DFG applications and aim to provide professional and comprehensive advice to our clients. For a break down in the DFG “jargon” please read on… 1. Disabled facilities grants (DFG) Disabled facilities grants are grants provided by your council (local authority) to help meet the cost of adapting a property for [...]

April 23rd, 2014