Category: Patient Handling

Best Ceiling Hoist for Your Project in 2020

All you need to know to choose Ceiling Hoists with our latest article- Best Ceiling Hoist for Your Project in 2020 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 [...]

January 20th, 2020

Moving the Focus Back onto Learning

Moving the Focus Back onto Learning; The Importance of Hoisting & Specialist Equipment in Schools It’s that time of year again, the end of the glorious British summertime! Which means, of course, the countdown to a whole year of new students enrolling. As exciting a time as this is, with new [...]

July 25th, 2019

SurveyPlan Success as Irish Dealers Roll-Out App

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 [...]

September 27th, 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

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

Twenty Six Rooms For Bariatric Patients At Al Amiri Hospital

OpeMed are excited to announce that our latest project, based in Kuwait, encompassing the installation of the OT400 Bariatric Ceiling Hoist is progressing very smoothly. Achievable through close communication and continual work with the Architect, Healthcare Planning Team and our Partner in Kuwait, OpeMed have consistently offered expert advice from concept through to [...]

February 1st, 2017

OpeMed Release Five Brand New Case Studies

Working with clients across the country, OpeMed provide services to a wide range of institutions. These range from Motorway services, Hospitals, Schools, holiday homes and more, with many facilities requiring bespoke and considered solutions. […]

September 21st, 2016

The OpeMed Flat Spaces Series: The Monarch and Gantry

The Second Installment: The Monarch and Gantry We are delighted to release the second and third instalments in our Flat Spaces video series for the Monarch and Gantry. This time showcasing our Monarch Portable Hoist together with the OpeTrack Gantry System, the video gives a great example of where and how the equipment [...]

August 19th, 2016

Introducing the NEW OpeMax Lite Floor Hoist

Introducing the NEW OpeMax Lite Floor Hoist Carefully designed for regular use, the OpeMax Lite is the perfect choice for when a strong, sturdy hoist is required in the Nursing Home, Hospital, SEN School and regular use home environment. The single frame ensures stability, strength and reliability. [...]

January 12th, 2016

OT200: Retrospective Fit to Existing Hoist Track

Replace the aged motor on your existing track with the OT200 The OT200 Compact Ceiling Hoist is the only ceiling hoist that is designed to work on your existing track. It may be that your overhead tracking has been installed for some time and the hoist motor (sometimes called overhead hoist) is old and [...]

November 3rd, 2015

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

What is an XY Ceiling Hoist System or H System

XY Ceiling Hoist System or H  System We often get asked what is an XY Ceiling Hoist or H System (also known as an XY Overhead Hoist or an XY Hoist). The simplest way to explain is an Ceiling Hoist motor that drives along a moving rail, that in turn slides up and [...]

September 7th, 2015

Transfer Equipment Training Sessions with OpeMed

Lunch and Learn: The Do’s and Don’t for Hygiene Rooms, Adaptations and Changing Places Training sessions for architects are available from across a number of sectors to provide up to date information and guidance. As a supplier and advisor to a number of architectural practices, OpeMed have begun a series of transfer equipment training ‘CPD style’ [...]

June 24th, 2015

Alan Titchmarsh Opens Accessible Holiday Home

Flat Spaces Accessible Holiday Home Friday 8th May saw the ribbon cutting of the highly anticipated Flat Spaces Accessible Holiday Home, coined: ‘The No Compromise Option’ for it’s bench-mark setting accessibility standards for a holiday home. After only 6 weeks from build to completion, this pre-fabricated DanWood bungalow with OpeMed Ceiling Hoists and Assisted [...]

May 11th, 2015

‘The OpeMed Product Range’ Video

Solutions for Transfer and Care Video: Watch Now Upon completing a recent Case Management project in the UK, we were kindly granted permission by the family to commence filming in the four rooms of their house we transformed in 2014. Upon arriving at the house, it was evident that the transfer and care equipment [...]

April 24th, 2015

Patient Hoists at Reva Exhibition, Belgium

OpeMed’s Ceiling Hoists, Mobile Hoists and Slings were featured at the Reva Exhibition at Flanders Expo, Belgium today through our exclusive distributor Metra. As well as the OT200 Ceiling Hoist with its unique gravity powered charging OpeMed launched the Tilly and Raisa active and passive floor hoists. The OpeMed range of Slings are the widest on the market, [...]

April 24th, 2015

Access for All Conference

‘Unlocking the Purple Pound’ with Visit England OpeMed Gets Behind English Tourism Week As proud sponsors of the Changing Places Campaign, we are witness to an incredible growth in awareness for disability and accessibility. Visit England and Disabled Go have acknowledged the power of disability awareness and accessibility in public places in [...]

March 12th, 2015