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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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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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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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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Covid 19 Statement

23 August 2021, 08:11

As a responsible company, Closomat has remained operational throughout this unprecedented pandemic whilst protecting both our customers and staff. We wish assure all our stakeholders that Closomat remains committed to providing a safe customer experience by continuing to make use of the following sa...
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Save the date! Closomat’s Occupational Therapy webinar series is back…

20 August 2021, 13:46

Following a summer break, Closomat and the OT Service are back with a programme of new clinical webinars. The new programme, which has been designed in conjunction with Occupational Therapists, looks to address specific key clinical areas aimed at boosting skills for the attendees. Having already pr...
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Client toileting assessment needed? Closomat has all the answers.

15 June 2020, 08:16

Closomat is now able to fully support adaptations professionals in undertaking client assessment for toilet needs, by whatever means are safe for all involved. The company has executed rigorous risk analysis, to enable its team of product specialists to work alongside Occupational Therapists and ada...
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At your service…

03 June 2020, 08:23

Applying appropriate measures, Closomat has opened its doors to ensure the UK’s disabled people can still keep their dignity, hygiene and independence. The latest division to resume full operation is the company’s service department. The company’s nationwide team of engineers have been undertaking a...
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Improve facilities, attract customers – and get Government support

20 May 2020, 08:25

Venues can open their doors to a wider range of people by improving their accessible facilities- and have the cost match funded by the Government. A £30m Changing Places Fund has been announced as part of the 2020 Budget, to potentially double the national network of these specialist assisted access...
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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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DFGs- optimising delivery and effectiveness

20 April 2020, 08:43

As the Government announces a further record amount of funding for Disabled Facilities Grants (DFGs), deliverers are being reminded of how to utilise available resources to optimise efficient execution. “A pot of £505m has been allocated for 2020/21. Almost 60% of grants allocated in 2018/19 were fo...
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