A webinar for Occupational Therapists and other professionals covering Older People: Accessible Bathroom Design to Support Independent Ageing. Provided and hosted by Closomat with experts from The OT Service.

Learning outcomes:
• Develop awareness of bathroom design principles for the older person
• Consider the impact of proactive housing interventions
• Reflect on how we apply legislation and guidance to formulate clinically reasoned recommendations
• Increase awareness of common risk factors and risk reduction strategies

Presenter from The OT Service: Meera Vitarana (Associate) 


Meera qualified as an occupational therapist having studied at London South Bank University within allied health sciences. She has 12 years of relevant clinical experience both in health and social care services working in rehabilitation, providing bespoke tailor-made treatments to those who have been affected by an acute disability. 

Her particular areas of expertise include major adaptations and design, new-build housing and specialist equipment within an adapted property. Meera’s experiences enable her to comprehensively identify areas of functional difficulty within the home environment and she is committed to maintaining a person’s independence at home. Her experience with equipment and adaptations enables her to be considered an expert within the adult and elderly groups.