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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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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Older people – Accessible bathroom design to support independent ageing

18 June 2021, 14:44

In this webinar we explore how the design principles impact on ‘ageing well’, by reducing risk and maximising independence. The bathroom often constitutes one of the most high risk environments, however, with application of some basic design principles these risks can be significantly reduced proact...
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