Category: Leisure Centres

SurveyPlan – Demonstrating the Best Solutions for Transfer and Care

SurveyPlan – Demonstrating the Best Solutions for Transfer and Care 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 to [...]

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

OpeMed Brand New ‘Design and Approach to Installing Changing Places’ Guide

The updated BS8300:2018 is now in place.  The British Standard takes the form of guidance and recommendations, and this particular iteration refers directly to Changing Places toilets and what is required to create a fully compliant facility. Of course, nobody wants to be caught out where the standard has introduced new changes, [...]

February 21st, 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

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

Disabled Changing Room for Leisure Centres

Swindon Leisure Centres Installs Custom Disabled Changing Room OpeMed install Disabled Changing Room in 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 utilised for our expertise in disabled lifting equipment to [...]

July 2nd, 2014

Public Accessibility for Disabled Users

UK Tourist Attractions Not Considering Public Accessibility for Disabled Users Many of the nation's most popular tourist attractions are falling short when it comes to accessibility, according to a new league table of the UK's top accessible tourist attractions, released by disability charity Vitalise.               A survey found that [...]

July 2nd, 2014

Gibraltar Floating Bathing Pavilion

OpeMed have been invited to work with a large construction team in Gibraltar as part of a ¬£4.4m investment in a euro floating bathing pavilion by the government.   Marinetek, the Finnish company responsible for the regeneration of Westview park and current GASA swimming pool have an existing wide portfolio of projects including over 2,000 [...]

June 4th, 2014

Disabled Friendly Leisure Centre

Following a recent trend of disabled friendly leisure centres, a Hampshire based leisure centre has now called OpeMed in to transform the disabled changing room.                       We have installed an OT200 Ceiling Hoist and Height Adjustable Changing Table into the disabled changing area. The leisure [...]

June 2nd, 2014

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

Lift and Lock Changing Table

Commonly installed in multi-user environments, the lift and lock changing table is manually height adjustable and can be stored upright within 180mm of the wall. The changing table can be adjusted to suit different heights of carer and is ideal for transferring onto via overhead hoisting systems, reducing transfers and the risk of secondary or [...]

May 13th, 2014

Paralympics: Changing Perceptions?

Will the recent success of the GB Super G Ski Gold from Kelly Gallagher help to raise awareness for Disability in sport and highlight her achievements as a beacon to follow? In light of the successes achieved in the current Winter Olympics and Paralympics it is hoped that the desire to engage people with disabilities [...]

March 11th, 2014