OpeMed Blog

One Step Back, Two Steps Forward; Fleet Services Changing Places Rebuilt After Fire

One step back, two steps forward; Fleet Services Changing Places rebuilt after fire consumes the entire southside services. Over two years ago, OpeMed installed a Changing Places at Welcome Break Fleet Services; the fourth Changing Places toilet that we had assisted with at one of their Motorway Services. OpeMed have a long-standing relationship [...]

October 5th, 2018

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

The Therapy Road Show – Sept 14th 2018

Join OpeMed as we exhibit in Botley, Southampton – this Friday, at the Therapy Road Show – Sept 14th 2018! This exhibition is a great opportunity for local Occupational Therapists, Case Managers, Physiotherapists and Nurses, to learn, talk and discuss equipment requirements and concerns. For more information see below: [...]

September 12th, 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

We’re Recruiting a Project Co-Ordinator!

As we continue to grow as a leading Patient Transfer and Assisted Bathroom manufacturer and supplier, so too do opportunities within the company. Which is why we are delighted to announce a new position has become available. We are currently recruiting a Project Co-ordinator to act as a liaison between our customers [...]

August 22nd, 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

Let’s Make Some Noise for Changing Places Awareness Day 2018!

It’s that time of year again! A time for recognition and reflection. Changing Places Awareness Day, the brainchild of Aveso to boost the profile and periphery of the campaign, has come back around for its third annual occurrence. Thursday July 19th is the official day to celebrate the leaps made by the [...]

July 19th, 2018

Changing Places: Changing Lives – Best signposted 2017/8 in Crawley

Ryan Box Changing Places in Crawley County Mall has been voted to have the Best Sign-Posted Changing Places. Changing Places Toilets have been Changing Lives since 2006 and 12 years on, it’s great to see that there are more than 1,100 facilities in the UK. However, with over 1/4 million people in [...]

July 19th, 2018

Thank you for joining us at OTAC – Llanelli

Thank you for joining us at the Occupational Therapy Adaptation Conference – Llanelli Yesterday, OpeMed presented a seminar and workshop for OTs and Case Managers at RISE 4 Disability. Held at Peterborough Arena Wednesday 22nd of February, we were delighted to find the seminars well attended. [...]

July 17th, 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

Changing Places Campaign to be raised in the House of Commons

We are delighted to inform that on Wednesday 27th of June, the Changing Places Campaign was raised in the House of Commons. Paula Sherriff MP put forward a Ten Minute Rule Bill in the around access to Changing Places toilets and the provision for these toilets in the British Standards. This was a [...]

June 26th, 2018

Changing Places takes Centre Court at Wimbledon

In July, the gaze of the Tennis world will be set firmly on England to welcome once more the world’s favourite lawn Grand Slam Tennis Tournament. It has also been the stage for OpeMed’s latest Changing Places project, working alongside the All England Lawn Tennis Club to design, install and maintain Wimbledon’s [...]

June 6th, 2018

Looathon; Pants Down for Equality!

Toilets are not glamorous. As a nation, we tend to look away when such things are brought to attention, or issues are raised. So how do you make people look, to bring attention back to the real problems surrounding accessible toilets? One way is with a Looathon; Pants Down for Equality! Sarah Brisdion is a [...]

May 9th, 2018

SurveyPlan – The Quick and Easy Tool to Help Design Hoist Layouts.

OpeMed’s SurveyPlan is a floor plan creation app that lets you create dimensioned floor plans without actively measuring or drawing. With its Augmented Reality technology you just have to capture the corners of a room to get your plan. Add to that the bank of OpeMed equipment and parts – and your [...]

April 24th, 2018

Dutch King’s Commissioner opens OpeMed Sling Company

“A passionate, innovative and social company” were the words the Dutch King’s Commissioner René Paas officially opened our new Hoist Sling company UniQare Quality Slings, a new exciting sister company for OpeMed. With a true ethical stance running through the veins of the company, UniQare only recruits from a rich pool of [...]

April 24th, 2018

Kidz to Adultz South invite OpeMed to exhibit for 25th Show

OpeMed are excited to be returning to the Kidz South exhibition for 2018. Taking place at a brand new and local location, the exhibition will be held this year at Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre on 17th May. Our Product Specialists will be on hand at stand F8 to offer advice [...]

April 20th, 2018