Having the choice on how to deal with good days and bad days…

07 April 2021, 11:26

How would you cope with going from a comfortable standard of living, with a husband, a young child and pregnant to being diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis, becoming a single mum of two, and being “at the mercy of the state”? That’s the situation Jay Denton (48) from Colchester found herself in less...
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Independence restored!

02 April 2021, 19:47

People who suffer from Muscular Dystrophy or similar conditions which affect muscle strength have had Aerolet toilet lifts installed, funded by Council grants. Mrs Jean Brand, wife of one of the recipients Derek Brand, of Halesworth, comments, The Aerolet is an absolute boon, marvellous! It has give...
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Having a lift!

02 April 2021, 19:43

Daily life and personal hygiene have been given a lift for one County Down couple, through the innovative application of technology by Closomat. James Branigan, of Kilkeel, contracted MRSA after a heart operation, which has settled in his hip and made even light flexion/bending painful to the extent...
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Enabling toilet tech

02 April 2021, 12:21

When limitations make doing anything an effort, one man has found a great way to enable him to spend time doing what he wants to do, rather than what he has to do… Stephen Savill, 58, has been disabled since he was 23, as a result of a brain haemorrhage and stroke. Deterioration in his......
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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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Coping with a ‘life-changing’…

02 April 2021, 12:10

Home adaptation is enabling Steve Hebben to continue with daily life tasks without care intervention. Steve (53), has spasticity down his entire right side following a serious car crash over 30 years ago, and IBS. In a coma for six weeks, he was told at the time he would never walk again; he has def...
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A brilliant idea…

31 March 2021, 14:04

When there’s only one toilet in the home, how do you deal with adapting it to ensure each member of the household can use it, despite height and mobility differences? For Frances & Tony Lloyd, the solution was simple yet, in Frances’ opinion, “brilliant”: the addition of one of Closomat’s Aerole...
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