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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Neurology and Bathroom Design

24 May 2022, 15:36

There are over 12 million people living with a neurological condition in England alone (ELTP 2019). NHS England (2022) defines these as any condition that affects the brain, spinal cord or nervous system. There are over 600 types, broadly categorised into: • Sudden onset conditions (e.g. acquired br...
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191 Local Authorities Win Share of £23.5m Fund to Install Over 500 Changing Places Toilets

24 March 2022, 15:24

The news that 191 local authorities in England have been granted funding from central government to install Changing Places facilities, is being widely celebrated by the disabled and caring communities. The £23.5m worth of grants will see the addition of approximately 513 Changing Places toilets (wi...
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Older People: Falls prevention through bathroom design

24 March 2022, 11:27

An online webinar with a focus on older people for Occupational Therapists and other professionals covering falls prevention through bathroom design.  Provided and hosted by Closomat with experts from The OT Service. Learning objectives: Reflect on falls and the impact on health & wellbeing Disc...
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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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Impact of neurological trauma on bathroom activity

17 February 2022, 15:50

  An online webinar with a neurological focus for Occupational Therapists and other professionals covering the Impact of neurological trauma on bathroom activity.  Provided and hosted by Closomat with experts from The OT Service. Learning objectives: Reflection on the types of neurological trau...
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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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Paediatrics Common Health Conditions and the Impact on Bathroom Activity

20 September 2021, 14:36

An online webinar with paediatric focus for Occupational Therapists and other professionals covering Common Health Conditions and the Impact on Bathroom Activity. Provided and hosted by Closomat with experts from The OT Service. Delegates will reflect on the impact on occupational performance of a n...
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Moving & Handling – Facilitating Safe and Independent Toilet Transfers

10 September 2021, 10:11

After a year of delivering expert clinical content via webinars to Occupational Therapists and the wider healthcare market, Closomat are back with a brand new calendar of events. Hosted by Closomat but delivered by industry-leading clinicians, The OT Service, this new series of events promises to be...
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Facilitating Safe and Independent Toilet Transfers

25 August 2021, 10:14

An online webinar for Occupational Therapists and other professionals covering Facilitating Safe and Independent Toilet Transfers. Provided and hosted by Closomat with experts from The OT Service. *To provide an overview of what constitutes a safe transfer. *To review how occupational therapy can gu...
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