Adaptations and energy conservation – a strategy for independence

29 June 2022, 16:31

When thinking about how we can save energy during the day, we might think of how far we walk, or how many times we go up and down the stairs. The bathroom may not be the first place that comes to mind; however, the average person spends 416 days of their life in the bathroom....
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Adapting to Long Term Health Conditions – a Reflection on Bathroom Design

21 June 2022, 11:44

An online webinar with a focus on theory and application for Occupational Therapists and other professionals covering Adapting to Long Term Health Conditions – a Reflection on Bathroom Design.  Provided and hosted by Closomat with experts from The OT Service. Learning objectives: Consider the...
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Older People: Falls prevention through bathroom design

09 June 2022, 14:41

With the NHS reporting that over half of all 80-year-olds in the UK have a fall of some sort each year, it’s a topic that cannot be overlooked. And with 1 in 3 over 65’s also experiencing falls in the same period, learning lessons early is key. The bulk of all falls in our elderly...
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UK Wash and Dry Toilet Manufacturer, Closomat, strengthens its educational offering for Occupational Therapists

04 April 2022, 12:51

UK Wash and Dry Toilet Manufacturer, Closomat, strengthens its educational offering for Occupational Therapists Titled “Learn at Lunch” these informative 30 minute sessions will enable OTs to enhance their practise and support their professional development, by focussing on a range of “hot topics” i...
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Learn at lunch: Future proofing to accommodate changing needs

23 March 2022, 16:47

Similar to our highly successful webinars, this half-hour session, hosted by Closomat and The OT Service aims to provide a more conversational dynamic to an important topic. Half the length of our standard webinars and designed to be attended during your lunch hour, this new type of part pre-recorde...
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Neurological – Impact of neurological trauma on bathroom activity

18 February 2022, 09:47

Closomat’s unstoppable partnership with The OT Service continues strongly with their first joint webinar of 2022, focusing on the theme of neurological. Now being presented quarterly, this first webinar, 24th March will tackle the issue of neurological trauma on bathroom activity. Like all the webin...
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Paediatric Bathroom Design in a Family Space

17 January 2022, 12:40

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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Paediatrics – Common conditions and the impact on bathroom activity

12 November 2021, 14:51

December will see the second of Closomat’s new style quarterly webinars.  The live webinar, which will be hosted by Closomat and delivered by clinical experts from The OT Service, will cover the relationship between common paediatric conditions and the impact these have on a child’s bathroom activit...
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Facilitating Safe and Independent Toilet Transfers

22 October 2021, 11:59

An overview of the topic of Facilitating Safe and Independent Toilet Transfers, based on our recent webinar on the topic. Download the Full Overview Firstly, let us consider the definition of safe. This is defined by Merriam Webster (2021) as “free from harm or risk” or “protected from, or not expos...
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Rebecca’s Congenital Condition and her Growing Independence meant her Toileting Needs Required a Rethink

29 July 2021, 09:36

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

28 July 2021, 14:19

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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Jane’s Story of Managing her Neurological Degenerative Disorder

28 July 2021, 09:10

Jane is a 67-year-old retired woman who lives with her husband in a two-storey house. Jane worked for many years within the community as an advocate for adults with physical disabilities. Jane has the most wonderfully positive outlook to life and until recently had followed an active and fulfilling...
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