Abacus Specialist Bathroom Solutions has been presented with the acclaimed Excellence in Caring Award at the OT Show for its pioneering Gemini 2000 hi-lo bath (The Occupational Therapy Show, Stand D10, NEC, 27-28 November).…Continue
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In this video, you will see the Lane family using their new Scorpio 1700 accessible bath - donated to them by Abacus Specialist Bathroom Solutions as part of a flagship TV home conversion programme. …Continue
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Georgia Tech researchers have created a new brain-machine interface (BMI) that uses a new class of nano-membrane electrode combined with flexible electronics and a new deep learning algorithm to help disabled people wirelessly control devices. The BMI could be used to control things like an electric wheelchair, interact with a computer, or operate a small robotic vehicle without having to use a hair-electrode cap or mess with wires.
Read the full article at:…Continue
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I am very excited that the 2020 NAIDEX show will be better than ever. As always I will be talking at NAIDEX. I just published a post about disability dating on the NAIDEX Blog
Also of great interest to the Bespoken community is an article about independent living that I wrote for the independentliving site.…Continue
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Anyone who either uses or has an interest in electric wheelchairs and the way the industry behind them works might be interested in the (warning: long) article I published at:
In addition to calling out the appaling…Continue
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Charity Driving Mobility has successfully held its Annual Conference at The University of Chester for Professionals and Practitioners to share developments and ideas regarding accessible driving and independent mobility.
Driving Mobility accredits a…Continue
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Shaun Masters, Occupational Therapist and Trusted Assessor, will be available on the Theraposture stand at Kidz to Adultz Wales and West, to offer expert advice regarding care cots for disabled children and young adults.
4th July 2019, 9.00am – 4.30pm. Thornbury Leisure Centre, Bristol, BS35 3JB. Stand A3…
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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:
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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…Continue
In partnership with Abacus Specialist Bathroom Solutions, Occupational Therapist Kate Sheehan’s latest CPD assisted bathing seminar has generated strong attendance at…Continue
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BDA 18/19 Finalist Shortlist
It’s the shortlist time…Continue
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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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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…Continue
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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It was Disabled Access Day on Saturday the 16th of March so we braved the snow and delayed trains to visit …Continue
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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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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…Continue
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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…Continue
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