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'Express' CPD assisted bathing seminars to be held on Abacus stand at OT Show

Working in conjunction with Abacus Specialist Bathroom Solutions, respected Occupational Therapist, Adam Ferry, will be delivering condensed CPD-accredited seminars regarding assisted bathing on the Abacus stand at The OT Show. (Stand J40, NEC, 21-22 November).



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With over 10 years of…

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Added by Abacus Healthcare on November 13, 2018 at 10:37 — No Comments

Stroke survivor regains driving independence through new flagship RDAC Manchester centre

Philip Wilson, 62, from Stockport, has regained his driving life-line after experiencing a stroke thanks to the support of the new Regional Driving Assessment Centre (RDAC) in Greater Manchester, part of the Driving Mobility network.…

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Added by Driving Mobility on November 12, 2018 at 10:13 — No Comments

Thanks and Goodbye

Today is my last day working at Blackwood and managing bespoken. After giving it a lot of thought I decided it was time for a change, and so, I’m going off to teach English as a foreign language in Japan. I wanted to do a short blog post reflecting on my time at Blackwood, so here goes. 

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Added by Paul Richoux on November 2, 2018 at 10:00 — No Comments

Container for Sludge Treatment Process: Thickener Tank

Sludge concentration is an important process for handling solid waste. It minimizes water waste and allows biosolids to be reprocessed so they can be safely recycled back into the waterway. Thickener Tank are usually used for processing, but there are many processes. Below, Zhejiang Golden Machinery Factory will explain the following process.

Typically, a drum concentrator is used, which…

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Added by tank mixing on October 25, 2018 at 2:11 — No Comments

wheelAIR Diversify Their Online Sales With New “Try Before You Buy” Scheme

Cooling backrest cushion start up, wheelAIR, remain cutting edge in their e-commerce sales strategy by offering their website customers the option to try out the wheelAIR before they buy. They are also making purchase easier for customers by…

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Added by Laura McFarlane on October 24, 2018 at 13:12 — No Comments

Several Use Processes of Thickening Tank

Through this article, the Golden Machinery mainly tells you about the effect of using thickened tanks on mineral processing. For slurry systems where the reaction is generally slow in mineral processing operations, high solids levels should be considered to increase throughput. The improved energy efficiency of the Thickening Tank can be achieved by removing the baffles under very high solid loads. A variety of…

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Added by tank mixing on October 24, 2018 at 8:45 — No Comments

Abacus Specialist Bathroom Solutions to launch larger unique Gemini 2000 platform bath at OT Show

Abacus, the trusted specialist in accessible bathing solutions for disabled bathers, will be unveiling the latest addition to its proven range at the OT Show – the new Gemini 2000 variable height bath.

(Stand J40, NEC, 21-22 November).

The original 1700mm long…

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Added by Abacus Healthcare on October 22, 2018 at 14:22 — No Comments

Abacus Specialist Bathroom Solutions to introduce infallible BioCote protection against Superbugs at OT Show

Abacus, the trusted specialist in accessible bathing solutions,will be launching its integrated BioCote antimicrobial technology at the OT Show – now available in its Gemini 1700 and 2000 baths (Stand J40, NEC, 21-22 November).

Abacus, part of the Gainsborough Healthcare Group, is a proven specialist in safe…

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Added by Abacus Healthcare on October 16, 2018 at 11:39 — No Comments

Blackwood Wins Prestigious Business Award in Ceremony in Glasgow

Blackwood Homes and Care were honoured this week at the Herald Scottish Digital Business Awards 2018 taking home the Charity & Social Enterprise Award.

 

This is a tremendous honour and recognises Blackwood’s outstanding work and dedication to using technology and innovation to help people…

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Added by bespoken Team on October 12, 2018 at 9:30 — No Comments

RDAC To Open State-of-the-Art Manchester Driving Assessment Centre For Disabled Drivers

Accredited by the charity Driving Mobility, RDAC operates 11 driver assessment centres nationwide – it is opening a brand new, state-of-the-art facility in Greater Manchester so that more people with disabilities can benefit from assisted…

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Added by Driving Mobility on October 11, 2018 at 8:42 — No Comments

Theraposture and Newlife to highlight free emergency bed loan services for disabled children at Kidz North

Theraposture, the specialist in adjustable beds and cots for children, will be providing information and advice regarding its charity partners' Emergency Equipment Loan Service at Kidz to Adultz North.

 

Thursday 8th November 2018. 9.30am – 4.30pm, EventCity, Barton Dock…

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Added by Theraposture on October 4, 2018 at 10:00 — No Comments

Respected OT Kate Sheehan to present “Bathing is Better” seminars with Abacus Specialist Bathroom Solutions at OT Show

Working in conjunction with Abacus, Kate Sheehan and Simon Murnane, Occupational Therapists, will be delivering OT Show seminars focusing on the justification of an accessible bath to ensure positive occupational…

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Added by Abacus Healthcare on October 4, 2018 at 9:30 — No Comments

Respected OT Kate Sheehan to present “Bathing - a right to play” seminar with Abacus at Kidz to Adultz North

Working in conjunction with Abacus Specialist Bathroom Solutions, Kate Sheehan, Occupational Therapist, will be delivering a seminar for professionals focusing on the importance of play whilst bathing at the Kidz to Adultz North exhibition.

 

Date: 8th November 2018

Time: 1:00 –…

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Added by Abacus Healthcare on October 1, 2018 at 8:04 — No Comments

Get Going Live! motors into Leeds to get disabled drivers of all ages behind the wheel

The William Merritt Centre will be hosting a relaunched Get Going Live! event so that disabled people of all ages can experience adapted driving. Part of the Centre’s annual AccessAbility exhibition, Get Going Live! focuses on younger…

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Added by Driving Mobility on September 28, 2018 at 10:31 — No Comments

Dudley Childrens and Adults Team benefit from rewarding Abacus ‘Client Centred Approach to Bathing’ CPD session

David Bertorelli, Abacus Regional Assessment Manager, and Kate Sheehan, leading Occupational Therapist, have delivered a CPD training session for Dudley Children’s and Adult Team at the Brierley Hill Health and Social Care Centre, West Midlands.

 

Delegates participated in a rewarding session on “A client centred approach to Bathing” which explored the importance of bathing as a meaningful…

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Added by Abacus Healthcare on September 23, 2018 at 6:11 — No Comments

Britain’s Got Talent Winner Brings the House Down at AGM

BRITAIN’S Got Talent winner, Lee Ridley, has performed a special show to help promote the work of Blackwood.

Lee, who shot to fame by winning this year’s series of the ITV talent show, performed a laughter-filled routine as the main guest at our AGM, which explored his rise to fame as ‘Lost…

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Added by bespoken Team on September 20, 2018 at 11:01 — No Comments

How to successfully managing your bedding with a Theraposture Rotoflex rotating bed

We are often asked "How do you manage a duvet when using a Rotoflex bed?"



In this short video Liam and Linda demonstrate just how easy it is.

For more information on the Rotoflex bed please visit:…

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Added by Theraposture on September 20, 2018 at 10:00 — No Comments

Get Going Live! is back on Friday 5 October at QEF, Carshalton

Looking to test drive the latest accessible vehicles and products for independent mobility?

Come to Get Going Live! at QEF (Queen Elizabeth’s Foundation for Disabled People) and…

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Added by Driving Mobility on September 20, 2018 at 9:15 — No Comments

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