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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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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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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Post-stroke adaptations – rehabilitation and compensation

05 July 2021, 16:00

Stroke is a major health problem in the UK. Each year, approximately 110,000 people in England, 11,000 people in Wales and 4,000 people in Northern Ireland have a first or recurrent stroke. Most people survive a first stroke but often have significant morbidity. More than 900,000 people in England a...
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“Life changing” diagnosis inspires new vocation for championship footballer

08 April 2021, 12:15

When former Blackburn Rovers and Burnley midfielder Len Johnrose was diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease, it set him on a path to a new vocation. The 49 year-old had already retrained as a teacher. After being told he had the terminal illness, he has set up Project 92, to educate others about the c...
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Therapy technology

08 April 2021, 12:13

A purpose-built therapy centre for people with Multiple Sclerosis has adopted an innovative approach to helping improve patient wellbeing- it has fitted a state-of-the-art WC. Kent MS Therapy Centre chose to install its first Closomat Palma Vita wash and dry toilet in place of a conventional WC, to...
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Future-proofed adaptations to get the best for clients and budgets

12 May 2020, 08:33

Closomat’s latest webinar by the OT Service is CPD qualified Everyone’s needs change over time. As housing experts(*) call for the building of future-proofed homes which can accommodate that, Closomat is aiming to help adaptations teams deliver here and now, in existing homes. Britain’s leading prov...
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How ‘tech’ can help living with Multiple Sclerosis

18 December 2019, 11:04

Multiple Sclerosis is on the increase: latest figures indicate about 100 people each week are diagnosed, and the number of people now living with the condition in the UK is growing by almost 2.5% each year. Of the common symptoms, the top two are balance & co-ordination, and bladder & bowel...
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