Post-stroke adaptations – rehabilitation and compensation

05 July 2021, 16:00

Stroke is a major health problem in the UK. Each year, approximately 110,000 people in England, 11,000 people in Wales and 4,000 people in Northern Ireland have a first or recurrent stroke. Most people survive a first stroke but often have significant morbidity. More than 900,000 people in England a...
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Older people – Accessible bathroom design to support independent ageing

18 June 2021, 14:44

In this webinar we explore how the design principles impact on ‘ageing well’, by reducing risk and maximising independence. The bathroom often constitutes one of the most high risk environments, however, with application of some basic design principles these risks can be significantly reduced proact...
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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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Review of Paediatric development stages with a focus on the environmental impact on occupation

13 March 2021, 11:01

Topic Review of Paediatric development stages with a focus on the environmental impact on occupation Learning outcomes: To consider the impact of the physical environment on developmental milestones To reflect on the importance of toilet access within child development Date This webinar took place o...
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Occupational science in relation to clinical reasoning underpinning toileting and bathrooms

19 November 2020, 10:56

Topic Occupational science in relation to clinical reasoning underpinning toileting and bathrooms Learning outcomes: To reflect on toileting and sanitation at global level To consider how toilets protect our health and well-being To explore our understanding of occupational science in relation to cl...
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Bathrooms design – does appearance matter?

10 November 2020, 10:54

Topic Bathrooms design – does appearance matter? Learning outcomes: Learn how the appearance of equipment and adaptations can impact on users Listen to the discussion on how an accessible bathroom can be a beautiful bathroom Date This webinar took place on Tuesday, 10th November 2020
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Bathroom and falls – understanding the risks

08 September 2020, 10:51

Topic Bathroom and falls – understanding the risks Learning outcomes: Increased awareness of bathroom based fall risks Review of falls reduction intervention Overview of the guidance on falls prevention and how this relates to occupational therapy. Reflect on supporting legislation and applica...
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Bathroom design to support adults and children with sensory needs CPD qualified

25 June 2020, 10:49

Topic Bathroom design to support adults and children with sensory needs CPD qualified Learning outcomes: Occupations that our clients engage in within the bathroom environment. We discuss the impact of the environment on engagement with a focus on those with sensory needs. There is a specific focus...
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Applying the Care Act preventative agenda to bathroom adaptations, clients with long-term conditions

26 May 2020, 10:45

Topic Applying the Care Act preventative agenda to bathroom adaptations, clients with long-term conditions Learning outcomes: Our experiences of the Disabled Facilities Grant and other funding streams can often lead us to feel that legislation is restrictive and inhibiting. We will discuss the Care...
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Future proofing the bathroom for clients with progressive conditions

19 May 2020, 10:43

Topic Future proofing the bathroom for clients with progressive conditions Learning outcomes: To review how to assess the clients needs To understand the tasks the clients wants and needs to do within the bathroom To give a greater insight on how to complete a client specific specification to meet l...
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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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Supporting Safe Toilet Transfers Through Adaption and Design

05 May 2020, 10:38

Topic Supporting Safe Toilet Transfers Through Adaption and Design (CPD Qualified) Learning outcomes: To gain a greater understanding of the tasks undertaken on the toilet. To see a review of what to cover during an assessment of our client’s transfer ability. To leave an overview of occupational th...
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