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Etac R82 to deliver educational seminars and new R82 Meerkat stander at Kidz Middle

Etac R82, the UK’s leading specialist in Scandinavian-inspired assistive equipment for disabled children and adults, will be offering invaluable product demonstrations and CPD-accredited seminars at Kidz-to-Adultz-Middle.

Thursday 15th March 2018, 9.30am – 4.30pm, Ericsson Exhibition Hall, Ricoh Arena, Coventry CV6 6GE. Stand D1. Free entry and parking.…

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Added by R82 UK on February 23, 2018 at 12:57 — 2 Comments

R82 launches new dynamic Meerkat stander that promotes learning through movement

Etac R82, the highly respected specialist manufacturer and supplier of assistive equipment for disabled individuals, is delighted to introduce its new pioneering dynamic stander for children – the R82 Meerkat.

R82 is a Danish brand of high quality, ergonomic products that…

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Added by R82 UK on February 16, 2018 at 10:28 — No Comments

WIN A CROCODILE WALKING FRAME!

Not long left to enter, competition closes at midnight on 15 December 2016!

WIN one of two R82 Crocodile walking frames + the football kit of your favourite football team!

To enter simply LIKE one of our Facebook competition posts and…

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Added by R82 UK on December 12, 2016 at 11:07 — No Comments

R82 Crocodile Walking Aid Gifted to 10-Year-Old Frame Footballer With Cerebral Palsy

Luke Campey, aged 10, from Leicestershire who has Cerebral Palsy, became the fourth happy recipient of a gifted R82 Crocodile Walking Aid recently whilst playing Frame Football.





R82 UK, leading supplier of adaptive solutions for disabled children and young adults, is donating eight …

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Added by R82 UK on November 11, 2016 at 9:37 — No Comments

Check out Etac R82's Extensive New Childrens' Product Showcase At Kidz To Adultz North This Month

Etac R82, specialist supplier of adaptive products for children and adults, will be providing a wide-ranging and interactive display at Kidz to Adultz North (17.11.16, Event City, Manchester).

New for this Kidz show, Etac R82 will have an area dedicated to “Restoration of Body Shape” looking at asymmetry, change and postural support and challenging ideas about what can be corrected.  This will include the innovative “Supershape” adaptable and…

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Added by R82 UK on November 10, 2016 at 11:37 — No Comments

R82 UK launches pioneering foldable Scallop seating system through its new also4me.com product webshop

R82 UK, a world-leading specialist in assistive products for disabled children, has launched its revolutionary foldable Scallop seating system, available through its new product webshop – www.Also4Me.com

The Scallop from R82 is a lightweight and portable solution that assists children of all ages who require additional support when sitting on the floor or in a chair. Suited for children with GMFCS level 1 – 3, it…

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Added by R82 UK on October 18, 2016 at 13:38 — No Comments

Etac R82 to preview new products at ‘Kit-4-Kidz-2-Adultz’ exhibition - 5th October, Leeds

Etac R82, a leading supplier of specialist disability equipment for all ages, will introduce the new R82 Wombat Living chair and Etac Turner Pro as part of an interactive product showcase at Kit-4-Kidz-2-Adultz (Centenary Pavilion, Leeds, 5th October, 10:00-15:00).

Organized by the William Merritt Disabled Living Centre, Kit-4-Kidz-2-Adultz is the…

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Added by R82 UK on October 4, 2016 at 11:30 — No Comments

Explore the NEW R82 Stingray buggy!

Designed to help you live an active outdoor family life the new, super stylish Stingray focusses on easy adjustment, comfort and lightness of steering. The excellent postural control helps your child feel secure and enables them to learn new motor skills.

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Added by R82 UK on September 23, 2016 at 12:30 — No Comments

Case Study: 12-year-old Beth Uses R82’s Mustang to Support Gait Development

Beth who lives with Cerebral Palsy, has recently begun using R82’s Mustang – an anterior/posterior gait trainer which allows a growing child to develop stepping and walking skills and achieve proper positioning





The Mustang is designed to assist gait in a wide range of abilities and is particularly suitable for children with …

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Added by R82 UK on August 10, 2016 at 11:00 — No Comments

11-Year-Old Frame Footballer with Cerebral Palsy Surprised with R82 Crocodile Walking Frame Donation

Toby Hawkridge, 11, who has Cerebral Palsy became the excited recipient of an R82 Crocodile Walking Frame, gifted to him recently by R82 whilst playing Frame Football at Basildon Soccability.

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R82 UK, specialist suppliers of adaptive solutions for disabled children and young adults, are supporting UK Frame Football clubs by donating eight Crocodile Walkers to…

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Added by R82 UK on July 22, 2016 at 12:30 — No Comments

How to position the Flamingo High-Low toileting and bathing chair over a toilet

In this first video from our new interactive toileting and bathing workbook, Advanced Practitioner OT, Helena Poulton demonstrates how to position the Flamingo High-Low over a toilet - with the help of the lovely Tia...and some bubbles! :-)…



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Added by R82 UK on July 11, 2016 at 13:34 — No Comments

R82 UK Host educational seminars, product workshops and a R82 product “Review and Revive” service at Kidz to Adultz Wales

As the main event sponsor of Kidz to Adultz Wales, R82 will host a series of interactive on-stand seminars led by R82’s Managing Director Jon Preater, and Helena Poulton, Advanced Practitioner OT and Consultant to R82. The seminar programme includes:

  • 10am: “Considerations when choosing toileting and bathing equipment” 

    Helena Poulton, Advanced Practitioner OT and Consultant to…
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Added by R82 UK on July 6, 2016 at 12:33 — No Comments

Etac R82 product showcase and interactive seminars prove popular at “Kidz to Adultz South”

Etac R82, supplier of specialist assistive equipment for disabled children and adults, generated a lot of interest when it showcased new products including the recently acquired Convaid brand and the new Flamingo High Low toilet and shower seat. It also hosted well-attended education seminars at Kidz to Adultz South (09.06.16, Rivermead Leisure Complex, Reading). 

Etac…

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Added by R82 UK on June 22, 2016 at 12:54 — No Comments

Safiya and the R82 Flamingo High-Low Bathing/Toileting Chair

Flamingo High-low is a modern and comfortable toilet/bathing chair that fits into every bathroom.

The height adjustable feature eliminates poor posture and allows caregivers to perform bathing and hygiene tasks in a convenient and good working position. 

For more…

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Added by R82 UK on May 17, 2016 at 12:30 — No Comments

Mustang Gait Trainer Helps Beth With Cerebral Palsy Improve Stepping and Walking

​Frances George, Specialist Physiotherapist, MSc, BSc, HPC, MCSP, talks us through Beth's case study and her walking progress with the Mustang walking aid. http://bit.ly/1pX6otA

The Mustang is an anterior/posterior gait trainer that provides proper positioning and…

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Added by R82 UK on May 16, 2016 at 10:10 — No Comments

How the R82 Mustang Walker Can Help With Early Stages of Walking Development

Tommy, an inquisitive 3-year-old from Immingham, Humberside has recently started using R82’s Mustang gait trainer that allows proper positioning and support for children while they learn the skills of stepping and walking. 



Tommy lives with Tuberous Sclerosis Complex which has caused the growth of benign tumours, particularly in his brain and affects…

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Added by R82 UK on May 10, 2016 at 13:44 — No Comments

How the R82 Mustang Walker is helping Lewis with Cerebral Palsy Gain Independence





Frances George, Specialist Physiotherapist, talks us through the Mustang Walker with Lewis who has Cerebral Palsy, and how it has helped his independence. http://bit.ly/1pX6otA

The Mustang is a…

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Added by R82 UK on April 28, 2016 at 11:00 — No Comments

Cross 5 Wheelchair Delivers Enhanced Seating Possibilities For 11-Year-Old With Cerebral Palsy

Lauren, 11, from Salisbury in Wiltshire, uses an Etac Cross 5 wheelchair that offers multiple options for improved sitting positions and manoeuvrability.

Lauren, an engaging pre-teen, was diagnosed at 4 months old with Cerebral Palsy (CP) and has a history of epilepsy, currently under control with medication. Lauren happily splits family time between her mum Ann’s house…

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Added by R82 UK on April 20, 2016 at 8:47 — No Comments

R82 Gazelle PS Standing Frame Delivers Clinical Results for 4-year-old with Cerebral Palsy

Lily Mae is a delightful child who lives with various health issues including Cerebral Palsy (CP)and a dislocated left hip. These conditions result in Lily Mae requiring specialist equipment to support her in achieving a sitting or standing position. She has limited head control and transfers…

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Added by R82 UK on April 5, 2016 at 11:39 — No Comments

The Benefits of Abducted Standing in Children



Frances George, physiotherapist at Humberstone Park Special School, Grimsby has been working with Lily Mae (4 years) who has had a dislocated left hip since birth as well as other health issues.

Lily Mae had no independent sitting balance and was in supine position at 30° off upright. She started using Gazelle at home over Easter, standing upright to 85° for…

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Added by R82 UK on March 21, 2016 at 14:28 — No Comments

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