Older People: Falls prevention through bathroom design

24 February 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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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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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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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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“Better than a throne!”

02 April 2021, 12:30

A new gadget at home is enabling a Muscular Dystrophy sufferer to stop feeling scared, and transformed a frequent, daily activity into “a delight”. And, says former teacher turned disability blogger Rosemarie Lawy, it has revealed a hidden benefit: the security it is giving her means she now feels s...
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Rob Cain – disabled Royal Fusilier with fibromyalgia

02 April 2021, 12:14

Adaptation of a wetroom helps daily living for disabled Royal Fusilier with fibromyalgia, IBS, arthritis Who would imagine that a toilet could bring peace of mind to a whole family? That is what has happened in the case of Rob Cain, who has, among other conditions, peripheral neuropathy, inflammator...
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Bathroom and falls – understanding the risks

08 September 2020, 10:51

Topic Bathroom and falls – understanding the risks Learning outcomes: Increased awareness of bathroom based fall risks Review of falls reduction intervention Overview of the guidance on falls prevention and how this relates to occupational therapy. Reflect on supporting legislation and applica...
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Is it time to wipe your hands of toilet tissue?

07 January 2020, 14:31

The average British person uses 100 rolls of toilet paper every year. But to many cultures, us British/westerners are somewhat odd in the whole concept of using paper to clean. From a hygiene point of view, if we actually think about it, it is weird to use a bit of paper to deal with our..&#...
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