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Blackwood Design Awards 2018/19 Judging Day Video

With the success of last weeks Blackwood Design Awards it seems only fitting that we made a video from the day! 

Watch the full thing below: 

Added by David Quinn on May 24, 2019 at 15:22 — No Comments


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The Blackwood Design Awards 2018/19 Judging Day

Another year and it was another successful Blackwood Design Awards.

Held in Datalabs conference room in the magnificent Bayes Centre in the heart of Edinburgh’s University campus it was a setting fit for the occasion.

Judges arrived from across the country at mid-day:

Toby Mildon – A diversity and Inclusion…

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Added by David Quinn on May 22, 2019 at 16:00 — 1 Comment

Abacus OT CPD bathing seminar pulls in high attendance at Kidz South

In partnership with Abacus Specialist Bathroom Solutions, Occupational Therapist Kate Sheehan’s latest CPD assisted bathing seminar has generated strong attendance at…

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Added by Abacus Specialist Bath Solutions on May 21, 2019 at 13:58 — No Comments


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The Blackwood Design Awards 2018/19 Shortlist Finalists!

BDA 18/19 Finalist Shortlist               

It’s the shortlist time…

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Added by David Quinn on May 10, 2019 at 15:00 — No Comments

Abacus OT seminar to highlight accessible bath funding justification at OTAC Exeter

In association with Abacus Specialist Bathroom Solutions, Adam Ferry, Occupational Therapist, will be delivering an educational seminar regarding assisted bathing and equipment funding at OTAC Exeter.…



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Added by Abacus Specialist Bath Solutions on April 20, 2019 at 15:30 — No Comments

Abacus to present OT CPD seminar and new larger Gemini 2000 bath at Kidz South

Abacus Specialist Bathroom Solutions, in association with The OT Service, will be delivering a CPD assisted bathing seminar and debuting the impressive Gemini 2000 bath at Kidz to Adultz…

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Added by Abacus Specialist Bath Solutions on April 10, 2019 at 10:00 — No Comments

Edinburgh Napier Students Wow With Their Designs!

Since autumn term 2018 Blackwood Innovation team have been actively working with third- and fourth-year students from the School of Engineering and Built Environment at Edinburgh Napier University. The students are tasked to work in teams to create and design a product that promotes digital technology and a roadmap for that product…

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Added by bespoken Team on April 9, 2019 at 13:55 — 1 Comment

Abacus OT assisted bathing seminar and Gemini 2000 bath debut to deliver unmissable opportunities at OTAC

Respected Occupational Therapist Adam Ferry, in conjunction with Abacus, will be delivering an invaluable educational bathing seminar at OTAC Leeds alongside the debuting Gemini 2000 platform bath.



OTAC Leeds, Weetwood Hall Estate…

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Added by Abacus Specialist Bath Solutions on April 7, 2019 at 22:54 — No Comments

New larger antimicrobial Gemini 2000 bath from Abacus delivers show highlight at Kidz to Adultz Middle

The debut of the Gemini 2000 bath at a Kidz to Adultz event has generated significant interest from healthcare professionals and parents seeking a future-proofed assisted bathing solution.…
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Added by Abacus Specialist Bath Solutions on March 29, 2019 at 16:30 — No Comments


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Disabled Access Day 2019

It was Disabled Access Day on Saturday the 16th of March so we braved the snow and delayed trains to visit …

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Added by David Quinn on March 22, 2019 at 13:14 — No Comments

Abacus to present new Gemini 2000 bath, antimicrobial technology and CPD seminar at Kidz Middle

Abacus will be showcasing the larger and longer Gemini 2000 bath, BioCote antimicrobial protection and a CPD assisted bathing seminar at Kidz to Adultz Middle.



Thursday 21st March 2019, 9.30am – 4.30pm, Ericsson Exhibition Hall, Ricoh Arena, Coventry CV6 6GE. Stand E14.



Celebrating 10 years,…

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Added by Abacus Specialist Bath Solutions on February 21, 2019 at 16:30 — No Comments

Abacus OT-led assisted bathing seminar generates maximum attendance at OTAC Chester

The bathing seminar presented by Adam Ferry, Occupational Therapist (OT), in association with Abacus Specialist Bathroom Solutions, delivered the highest attendance at the recent Occupational Therapy Adaptation Conference (OTAC), Chester.

OTAC events provide vital information for healthcare professionals regarding housing adaptations and specialist assistive equipment. In addition…

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Added by Abacus Specialist Bath Solutions on February 10, 2019 at 21:30 — No Comments


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Ramble Tag - a Blackwood Design Awards Entry

Ramble Tag is one of the entries to our Blackwood Design Awards and yet is already something of a success story. From it's fairly humble beginnings as two neighbours dog walking and an old luggage handle to a successful Kickstarter to a fully fledged product already being used in major airports in the UK. 

It's innovation is in it's simplicity…

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Added by David Quinn on February 6, 2019 at 16:30 — No Comments

A rotational bed that allows you to continue sharing a bed with your partner.

An important criteria when choosing a rotational bed for many people is the ability to continue to share a bed with their partner.

Our double combination Rotoflex rotational beds for two people allow you to share a bed with a partner and still benefit from independent turning functionality.

Each oak bed comprises of two independent…

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Added by Theraposture on February 4, 2019 at 13:06 — No Comments

Largest ever dual lift platform bath from Abacus to debut at OTAC Chester

Abacus will be presenting its new Gemini 2000 bath, BioCote antimicrobial protection and a CPD assisted bathing…

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Added by Abacus Specialist Bath Solutions on January 28, 2019 at 11:00 — No Comments

East Anglian DriveAbility (EAD) clears Michael with early stage dementia to continue driving

Part of the Driving Mobility national network of driving assessment centres, East Anglian DriveAbility (EAD) has given Michael Burton from Chelmsford the all clear to continue driving with early stage dementia. Michael in the driving seat with East Anglian DriveAbility’s Assessor / Occupational Therapist Sophie…

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Added by Driving Mobility on January 22, 2019 at 10:23 — No Comments

East Anglian DriveAbility, part of the Driving Mobility national network of driving assessment centres, assists safe independent driving from a wheelchair

Part of the Driving Mobility national network of driving assessment centres, East Anglian DriveAbility (EAD) has assisted Gary Gray from Braintree to discover motoring independence with a disability.

Driving…

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Added by Driving Mobility on January 14, 2019 at 11:30 — No Comments

Diana regains driving independence through the support of new RDAC Driving Assessment centre

Overcoming her health challenges, Diana Whittaker from Sale, has regained invaluable driving independence through the support of the new RDAC Driving Assessment centre in Salford, Manchester.



The charity, Driving…

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Added by Driving Mobility on December 17, 2018 at 12:24 — No Comments

Newlife Emergency Equipment Loan Services supported by Theraposture

Theraposture is proud to work with Newlife the Charity for Disabled Children.
 
Every day, Newlife is changing the lives of disabled and…
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Added by Theraposture on December 17, 2018 at 9:50 — No Comments

Theraposture welcomes highly experienced specialist Craig Ward to the team

We're delighted to welcome new Trusted Assessor Craig Ward to the Theraposture team.



Before joining Theraposture, Craig was a key representative at Leckey for 21 years with multiple responsibilities including client assessment, product life-time support and corporate education.

Liam Braddell, Theraposture Sales Director said: “We are delighted such a talented and…

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Added by Theraposture on December 13, 2018 at 10:20 — No Comments

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