Category: School Equipment

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 – 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

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

Strathmore School Includes Specialist SEN Solutions Across New Facilities

Strathmore School includes specialist SEN solutions at new build school in Richmond Having been involved in the recent development of Strathmore School’s new The Russel Primary School campus, OpeMed are pleased to have handed over and completed the multiple Ceiling XY Hoist Systems included in the project. [...]

November 10th, 2017

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

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

SEN Equipment Taken Seriously

SEN Bathroom and Classroom Equipment Almost a fifth of children in Britain are identified as having special educational needs (SEN). It is estimated that around 7 per cent of children are disabled and a significant number of children have both SEN and a disability. Most children with SEN and disabilities are educated [...]

May 17th, 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

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

School Hygiene Room Equipment: Our Expertise

Helping Clients Find School Hygiene Room Equipment for Children with Specialist Needs OpeMed are a leading provider to Schools installing specialist changing and toileting areas for children with disabilities. We provide comprehensive assessments of the user, environment and requirements before any equipment is advised upon in order to guarantee the best option. We provide [...]

June 30th, 2015

Specialist Room Designs for Disabled School Children

Designing Facilities for Disabled School Children: Read OpeMed’s White Paper Designing accessible areas for disabled school children is something that requires the consideration of the needs of the children specifically, as well as this there should be specialist advice given by an occupational therapist or other healthcare professional.   One child in 20 under the [...]

July 11th, 2014

Ceiling Hoist Multi-Room Access

Fitting Ceiling Hoist Multi-Room Access As part of our unique support offering to customers, we aim to ensure that we can create a practical solution for your ceiling hoist and ceiling tracking in any multi-room environment. Our ceiling hoist solutions are guaranteed to offer our customers increased flexibility, reduced transfers, safety and a smooth ride. [...]

June 26th, 2014

New Compact Ceiling Hoist from OpeMed

New Compact Ceiling Hoist – Modern Design 30% Smaller The New OT200 Compact Ceiling Hoist, uses our unique “Gravity Charging System” and “No-tools emergency lower” that has allowed the OT200 to be the fastest selling Ceiling Hoist in the market. These proven features are now combined with a new industry leading design that reduces the [...]

June 17th, 2014

SEN School Hoist Specialist Equipment

SEN School Hoist Specialist Equipment – Assisted Bathroom & Classrooms Our technical team worked closely with the main contractor to develop the SEN School‚Äôs current hoist moving and handling equipment and provide hoisting and lifting solutions for for the second-phase of a new build SEN school facility.   Phase-one refurbishment involved re-designing the layout of [...]

June 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

Riding Schools Using the OT200

Ceiling Hoists (Ot200) are becoming increasingly used within recreational environments such as leisure centres and riding schools. The versatile gravity powered system which re-charges whenever in use has enabled 24/7 lifting and the essential every day running by a busy riding school for example. The hoist has specially fitted dust reducing brushes on the tape [...]

April 16th, 2014