Rebecca’s Congenital Condition and her Growing Independence meant her Toileting Needs Required a Rethink

29 July 2021, 09:36

Assessment: The occupational therapist, together with the person they are working with, focus on individual and environmental abilities and problems related to activities in the person’s daily life. Assessment includes the use of standardised procedures, interviews, observations in a variety of sett...
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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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Growing need for adaptations

06 February 2020, 09:57

New data reveals that as many as 93% of existing homes do not meet even the lowest existing threshold of ‘visitability’ (accessibility) retrofitting and adapting properties will be the scenario for “the foreseeable future”. Closomat is taking steps to make the process, in the bathroom at least, as p...
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Adapt to the needs of ‘generation rent’

18 December 2019, 11:02

A Parliamentary report (*) is maintaining that landlords need to adapt, to take a share of the growing ‘Generation Rent’ sector. The adapting applies to their properties, creating environments that enable older tenants to live independently. Potentially they can do so free of charge, using the Disab...
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Access the tools to adapt for change

05 December 2019, 11:07

Practitioners involved in the housing adaptations process are being empowered to ease at least one pain point with co-professional analysis documents. Available for free download, Occupational Analysis: Activity Analysis of Toileting and Single Handed Care: Toilet Guidance have both been written by...
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