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Made in Britain winners!
Closomat is delighted to announce that they have been ‘highly commended’ by influential trade body Made in Britain, for their work in marketing Changing Places toilets. In summer 2023, Closomat embarked on a social media and digital campaign to highlight and further promote the need for Changing Pla...
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Bathroom Adaptations Technical Training Tour
Four events across the UK bringing together five iconic and well-known brands, with one aim, to upskill and dispel common myths associated with disability adaptations. Free to attend, this is a day of presentations & product demonstrations for specifiers, Technical Officers & contractor team...
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Standing transfers – technique, strategies, and adaptations
Humans are designed to stand but most of us cannot remember learning as when unhindered we usually start to develop this skill between 7-12 months old. However, it is something that we often take for granted; until it becomes difficult. We stand up for so many reasons whether it be for play, work, l...
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Paediatric Bathroom Design in a Family Space
An overview of the topic of Paediatrics:  Common Health Conditions and the Impact on Bathroom Activity, based on our recent webinar on the topic. Download Additional Clinical Document on Supporting Young People with Bathroom Tasks Consideration of the home environment is essential when supporting ch...
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Rebecca’s Congenital Condition and her Growing Independence meant her Toileting Needs Required a Rethink
Assessment: The occupational therapist, together with the person they are working with, focus on individual and environmental abilities and problems related to activities in the person’s daily life. Assessment includes the use of standardised procedures, interviews, observations in a variety of sett...
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Steve’s Story of Improved Wellbeing due to Bariatric Palma Vita
Steve is a taxi driver and has been for 20 years. He is self-employed and works flexible hours around his physical functioning, only working when he feels able to. Working as a taxi driver is extremely important to Steve, he is well-liked by his regular clients, is known in his local community and h...
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Adapting to level the obstacles to independence
Adaptability in all aspects means that Closomat’s Palma Vita can deliver hygienic dignity & independence even in confined and complex situations. Dan Burton, Director of Hampshire-based Danson Developments Ltd validates the claim, most recently with an adaptation in a small bathroom in Eastleigh...
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To wipe or to wash? Which gets you cleaner?
As far as former painter and decorator Eddy Jarvis is concerned, washing is the obvious choice. “It just makes sense,” he says. “It’s got to be the better way. I feel so much cleaner now.” Eddy got his Closomat Palma Vita wash & dry toilet, accessorised with a plinth and touch sensitive hand swi...
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Teamwork in bespoke ‘tech’ specification helps restore couple’s dignity & independence in the toilet
Husband and wife Janice and Terry Rees have both had their independence back as a result of teamwork between their local Social Services and Closomat. The outcome results from the installation at their Penllergaer home of a Closomat Palma Vita wash & dry toilet, with additional touch sensitive h...
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“Life-changing” trip to the doctor
When Theresa Jago went to see her GP about problems she was having in daily life because of brittle bone disease and arthritis, she didn’t expect it to result in her having a new toilet courtesy of her local council. The new fixture- a Closomat Palma Vita wash & dry WC- has, she says, changed...
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A new toilet at home helped facilitate hospital discharge
A “near death” experience has led to Janet Dyer getting a new lease of life and enhanced independence. It is not just her recovery from serious illness that has resulted in her revitalisation and discharge from hospital. Her toilet has played a part too! Janet- “81 going on 21”- was hospitalised wit...
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Award-winning destination demonstrates how to stay ahead of the competition
An award-winning holiday venue, that prides itself on being the leader that others follow, has raised the bar with its latest refurbishment. Hoe Grange Holidays in the scenic Peak District is a Rural Tourism Champion of Champions, and prides itself on offering holiday cabins for everyone.- able, dis...
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