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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Optimising independent living in social housing

08 April 2021, 08:20

A new social housing project will meet residents’ needs now and in the future through forward-thinking specification. Each of Leazes Homes’ nine bungalows on its development at Roeburn Way, Newcastle has been purpose-designed specifically to enable people with physical disabilities to live as indepe...
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Cardiff rises to the challenge of inclusion with support from Closomat

06 February 2020, 09:52

Cardiff Council is rising to the perpetual challenge of enabling pupils with special needs to integrate as fully as possible into mainstream school life. Cardiff Council’s Building Services has worked with Closomat to adapt existing facilities within a number of schools across the city so that disab...
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Appropriate toilet specification can help meet special needs

05 November 2019, 11:09

Local authorities are being encouraged to look to school toilets to help address the requirements of the growing numbers of pupils with special needs. Closomat, Britain’s only manufacturer of smart toilets for disabled people of all ages, maintains its equipment enables pupils with special needs to...
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