Jane’s Story of Managing her Neurological Degenerative Disorder

28 July 2021, 09:10

Jane is a 67-year-old retired woman who lives with her husband in a two-storey house. Jane worked for many years within the community as an advocate for adults with physical disabilities. Jane has the most wonderfully positive outlook to life and until recently had followed an active and fulfilling...
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“Life changing” diagnosis inspires new vocation for championship footballer

08 April 2021, 12:15

When former Blackburn Rovers and Burnley midfielder Len Johnrose was diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease, it set him on a path to a new vocation. The 49 year-old had already retrained as a teacher. After being told he had the terminal illness, he has set up Project 92, to educate others about the c...
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Therapy technology

08 April 2021, 12:13

A purpose-built therapy centre for people with Multiple Sclerosis has adopted an innovative approach to helping improve patient wellbeing- it has fitted a state-of-the-art WC. Kent MS Therapy Centre chose to install its first Closomat Palma Vita wash and dry toilet in place of a conventional WC, to...
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War of independence or: how a toilet is helping the fight against MS

08 April 2021, 11:57

One man’s fight against the degeneration caused from Multiple Sclerosis is taking place in….the bathroom. Ian Westgate (64), from Eastbourne, was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis more than 30 years ago, but has always fought against the illness’ impact, to the extent he is a leading campaigner for...
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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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