Steve’s Story of Improved Wellbeing due to Bariatric Palma Vita

28 July 2021, 14:19

Steve is a taxi driver and has been for 20 years. He is self-employed and works flexible hours around his physical functioning, only working when he feels able to. Working as a taxi driver is extremely important to Steve, he is well-liked by his regular clients, is known in his local community and h...
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Considerations in working with plus size (bariatric) people: Design, independence and dignity

07 April 2021, 15:01

Topic Working with plus size (bariatric) people: Design, independence and dignity Learning outcomes: To gain an overview of planning a home environment for plus sized clients (with focus on the bathroom) To understand the effect of being plus sized on occupation To evaluate the importance of assessm...
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Big, hidden toilet troubles

15 January 2020, 10:57

New figures(*) suggest that the number of obese people in England has almost doubled in twenty years; now, more than a quarter of the UK population is obese. The issue has hidden hygiene implications, warns Closomat, particularly when going to the toilet- something we all do on average eight times a...
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