Category: Occupational Therapy

See OpeMed OT200 & Monarch Hoists Live at OTAC 2018

Posted on December 4, 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 practice.

Our Product Specialists will be demonstrating our OT200 Compact Ceiling Hoist as well as our Monarch Portable Hoist and Gantry System for semi-permanent solutions.

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Seven tips for getting the most out of the OT Show 2018

Posted on October 29, 2018

Seven tips for getting the most out of the OT Show 2018

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SurveyPlan Success as Irish Dealers Roll-Out App

Posted on September 27, 2018

As part of the rollout of our industry-leading Ceiling Hoist Layout software ‘SurveyPlan‘, OpeMed’s exclusive Southern Irish dealer, MMS Medical, has become the latest to launch this brand new system. MMS has deployed this state-of-the-art technology to all their field and office based sales representatives, enabling them to more efficiently provide Ceiling Hoist solutions to Homecare, Schools, Nursing Homes and Hospitals across the Republic of Ireland.

SurveyPlan Success as Irish Dealers Roll-Out App

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

Posted on September 7, 2018

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 forefront, Make-A-Wish offers not only once-in-a-lifetime experiences to brighten lives but also a welcome and well-deserved reprieve from the reality of living with a critical illness.

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SurveyPlan – Demonstrating the Best Solutions for Transfer and Care 2018

Posted on August 8, 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 to that the bank of OpeMed equipment and parts – your OpeMed Product Specialist can plan your Ceiling Hoist and assisted bathroom layouts in a matter of minutes.

SurveyPlan - Demonstrating the Best Solutions for Transfer and Care 2018

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Equine Aesthetics; OpeTrack Art Unicorn Design for Dorset Family

Posted on March 19, 2018

We understand that having ‘medical equipment’ in your home can sometimes feel clinical or obtrusive, despite its necessity. Especially for children, young people and older users with dementia, it’s important to keep your home feeling like a home and to maintain a positive environment, for families and carers too, that’s why we created the OpeTrack Art Unicorn Design for Dorset Family.

Our considered solution is colour. Not only does colour play an important role in the overall aesthetic of a space, it has many encouraging psychological impacts – on an individual’s mood, emotional well-being, productivity, learning and behaviour.

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CASE STUDY: Grand Design Home Creates Sanctuary for Devizes Family

Posted on February 1, 2018

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 of DFG and private funding, the family have been able to construct a dream country home with their daughter’s needs at the forefront of considerations.

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More than 300 have used it, 100% recommend it – Download your copy now!

Posted on January 19, 2018

Since the release of our Case Manager and Occupational Therapy Guide “Ten Questions for Case Managers: A Guide to Specifying Hoisting, Showering, Bathing and Changing Equipment”, we have been delighted with its reception. More than 300 Case Managers and OTs have downloaded and used the literature to support their clients across multiple scenarios.

When asked;

  • 100% of Case Managers / OTs stated they would recommend the guide to a colleague and…
  • 90% rated the document as very helpful.
Download your copy now!

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Best Ceiling Hoist for Your Project in 2018

Posted on January 4, 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. The Best Ceiling Hoist for Your Project in 2018 is a quick guide designed to breakdown the different types of Ceiling Hoists available and where they can work best.

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OT Show 2017: Getting the most from your visit

Posted on October 19, 2017

12 Tips for the OT Show 2017: Getting the most from your visit

The annual Occupational Therapy show will be held on 22nd-23rd November 2017. As the UK’s largest annual gathering of Occupational Therapists, Case Managers and medical professionals, it’s an event not to be missed and we hope that ‘the OT Show 2017: Getting the most from your visit’ will help you plan your day.

The two-day event provides an opportunity to meet face-to-face with equipment manufacturers from Patient Transfer to Sensory Equipment, the OT Show 2017 will include top-tier industry players, across healthcare equipment suppliers.

It brings together two co-located shows under one roof: The Occupational Therapy Show and Therapy Expo. Find out about the latest developments and learn about new suppliers and technologies you may be less familiar with.

OT Show 2017: Getting the most from your visit

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Ten Questions for Case Managers (Professional Guide) has arrived!

Posted on August 11, 2017

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 is best for your client can be a challenge. Using our latest guide will help you work through the mine-field that can be transfer and care equipment.

Ten Questions for Case Managers

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Coming Soon: Ten Questions for Case Managers (Professional Guide)

Posted on June 29, 2017

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 best for your client can be a challenge. Using our latest guide will help you work through the mine-field that can be transfer and care equipment.

Ten Questions for Case Managers: Coming soon.
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OpeMed to join OT Practice in Company Conference Hoist Demonstration

Posted on May 3, 2017

The OT Practice Conference is a unique opportunity for associates of The OT Practice to gain the latest industry insights, CDP training and new product knowledge, to which you can find OpeMed exhibiting to the left of the main entrance.

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Final Chance! Maximise Your OT Show Experience with Live Demonstrations

Posted on November 17, 2016

Final Chance! Maximise Your OT Show Experience with Live Demonstrations

Following the successes of recent years, OpeMed will yet again be exhibiting at the OT show next week – Wednesday 23rd and Thursday 24th, held at the NEC in Birmingham.

Final Chance! Maximise your OT Show experience with live demonstrations on our stand C40 where we can offer those who are unfamiliar with our equipment the opportunity to see it in action. We will have an OT200 Ceiling Hoist mounted on a functional H-Track system and multi-room gate to demonstrate just how smooth and simple room-to-room transfers can be.

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A Brief Guide to Disabled Facility Grants

Posted on September 9, 2016

“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 authority. This requires the provision of good quality information about the service for potential service users and relevant agencies and clear briefing of multi‐ agency staff involved in receiving enquiries or visiting people in their homes. “

A Brief Guide to Disabled Facility Grants
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Occupational Therapy Adaptation Conference

Posted on December 4, 2015

Occupational Therapy Adaptation Conference (OTAC), Cardiff Bay

OpeMed are excited to visit Cardiff this Wednesday 9th December to exhibit at the Occupational Therapy Adaptation Conference 2015.

The conference will allow you to gain valuable knowledge around adaptations and equipment, not only for personal development and reflection, but to also to enable you to showcase the value an Occupational Therapist can bring within housing adaptations regardless of your working environment within Health and Social Care.

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Best Practice for Ceiling Hoisting

Posted on November 27, 2015

OpeMed Seminar at the OT Show on “Best Practice for Ceiling Hoisting”

OpeMed presented in the Innovation Theatre this week about “Best Practice for Ceiling Hoisting” at the Occupational Therapy Show 2015.

The talk covered the basics of hoisting (where it is needed, when it should be installed, how it can be implemented etc.) as well as giving technical advice on structural requirements and bespoke design solutions.

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OpeMed Seminar at the OT Show – NEC

Posted on November 23, 2015

OpeMed Seminar OT Show NEC Ceiling Hoists

Join our Seminar at the OT Show NEC

OpeMed are excited to have been invited to present a seminar on “Best Practice of Ceiling Hoists and an Introduction to Changing Places” at the OT Show at the NEC Birmingham, UK.

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OpeMed head to Manchester for Kidz to Adultz up North 2015

Posted on November 17, 2015

Join us at EventCity, Barton Dock Road, Manchester, M17 8AS

This Thursday, join OpeMed at Kidz to Adultz up North 2015 held at EventCity in Manchester.

Kidz to Adults Up North is a fantastic show that supports children and young adults with disabilities and additional needs up to the age of 25 years. An ideal show for those that care for or work with a child/young adult with a disability/additional needs, OpeMed is on hand to help and discuss your Transfer and Care needs.

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The Occupational Therapy Show

Posted on September 9, 2015

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, the opportunity to update and refresh your learning and  research new products and services.

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