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  • Mon
    29
    Jan
    2018
    Belfry Hotel & Spa

    OTAC is the UK’s only free occupational therapy and adaptations event.Brought to you by Promoting Independence, the conference focuses on bringing suppliers and OTs together in one place in various venues across the UK.

    The OTAC events aim to provide useful tips and advice on how we can aim make improvements within the industry in the care provided to end users. The free events provide advice, support and resources to over 4000 occupational therapists, plus invaluable networking opportunities with peers.

    For more information and to register for your free ticket visit https://www.otac.org.uk/events/midlands-2018/

  • Wed
    31
    Jan
    2018
    Thu
    01
    Feb
    2018
    Hilton Watford

    This will be the 24th annual Moving & Handling People to be held in London, and comes 25 years after the Manual Handling Operations Regulations were instituted. Two full days of CPD-certified training include keynote talks, four hands-on workshops and four seminars and our Open Forum.

    Aimed at health and social care professionals managing and providing hands-on practical care, these events enable practitioners to widen their experience and knowledge to deliver efficient, safe practice through improved performance and techniques.

    Moving & Handling People is practical, equipment-centred and fully CPD-certified.

    To view the latest programme and book call 0207 432 8008, email mhp@dlf.org.uk or view www.movingandhandlingpeople.co.uk

  • Tue
    06
    Feb
    2018
    London Venue

    Learn about Expert work to decide whether it’s right for you at one of our ‘Inside the Expert Witness World’ seminars.
    "The Q&A with the Expert was the most useful part of the session. That lived experience was really valuable for me in understanding what the Expert role involved and if it suited my skill set." Attendee, Nottingham 2016 

    The event is relaxed and informal and during the session you will:

    • Hear what the role entails from one of our existing Expert Witnesses
    • Have the opportunity to ask questions and network with other clinicians
    • Understand what clinical skills are required
    • Have the opportunity to see and read over a sample report
    • Hear about the next steps from our Recruitment Team

    The seminars will last for 75 mins, followed by refreshments. To book a place, please visit www.jwebb.co.uk/booking  or call 01722 342 513.

  • Wed
    07
    Feb
    2018
    Hallmark The Queen Hotel

    OTAC is the UK’s only free occupational therapy and adaptations event. Brought to you by Promoting Independence, the conference focuses on bringing suppliers and OTs together in one place in various venues across the UK. The OTAC events aim to provide useful tips and advice on how we can aim make improvements within the industry in the care provided
    to end users. The free events provide advice, support and resources to over 4000 occupational therapists, plus invaluable networking opportunities with peers.

    For more information and to register for your free ticket visit https://www.otac.org.uk/events/chester-2018/

  • Wed
    14
    Mar
    2018
    Birmingham Venue

    Learn about Expert work to decide whether it’s right for you at one of our ‘Inside the Expert Witness World’ seminars.
    "The Q&A with the Expert was the most useful part of the session. That lived experience was really valuable for me in understanding what the Expert role involved and if it suited my skill set." Attendee, Nottingham 2016

    The event is relaxed and informal and during the session you will:

    • Hear what the role entails from one of our existing Expert Witnesses
    • Have the opportunity to ask questions and network with other clinicians
    • Understand what clinical skills are required
    • Have the opportunity to see and read over a sample report
    • Hear about the next steps from our Recruitment Team

    The seminars will last for 75 mins, followed by refreshments. To book a place, please visit www.jwebb.co.uk/booking  or call 01722 342 513.

  • Thu
    15
    Mar
    2018
    9.30-16.30Ricoh Arena, Coventry

    A free event supporting children and young adults up to 25 years with disabilities and additional needs, their families, carers and all the professionals who support them.With 130+ exhibitors the event is a one stop shop for the most up to date advice and information on mobility, funding, seating, beds, communication, sensory, transition, education, housing, employment, accessible vehicles, transport, sports, leisure and much, much more. Boost your CPD by attending one of our 10 free Seminars accredited by The CPD Certification Service on a wide range if issues and interest. For further information telephone 0161 607 8200 or visit our website www.kidzexhibitions.co.uk to download your free visitor entry ticket.

  • Fri
    16
    Mar
    2018
    Sun
    18
    Mar
    2018
    Lancashire County Cricket Club, Salford

    The clinical programme has had a shake up with the introduction of practical workshops and innovation seminars running alongside the usual clinical programme.

    Highlights include:

    • Vicky Balch together with her Prosthetist Ian Talbot on rehab post Alton Towers accident
    • “The Last Leg” presenter Alex Brooker, discussing life as a celebrity and bringing disability to the forefront in the media.
    • Dr Norbert Kang and fellow Prosthetist Matthew Hughes, Moose Baxter and Alice Hannah on “Targeted Muscle Reinnervation (TMR): a practical guide to patient selection and potential benefits," and referrals for NHS surgery and subsequent advanced upper limb prosthetic rehabilitation in the UK”.
    • OETT speaker Dr David Armstrong will present live from Los Angeles on “The Diabetic Foot in Remission: Strategies to make prevention pay”
    • Jon Graham established Neuro Physiotherapist on “A unified approach to the management of foot drop and more complex gait disorders”
    • Simon Dickinson presenting on “Why prescribe a rigid AFO unless you have to? Challenging the fundamental design of AFOs.

    For further speakers and programme details visit the conference page at www.bapo.com

  • Wed
    25
    Apr
    2018
    Thu
    26
    Apr
    2018
    NEC Birmingham 

    Naidex is Europe's most exciting event dedicated to the disability, independent living and healthcare professional sectors. Taking place at the NEC Birmingham on the 25-26 April, this esteemed event provides cutting-edge exhibitors, world-class CPD accredited seminars, live demos, 1-2-1 advice and unparalleled networking opportunities, over two unforgettable days. And it’s free to attend! Returning for its 44th year, Naidex will realign the disability sector, propelling it into the future of inclusion, accessibility, empowerment and efficiency. If you have a disability, live with or care for a disabled person, or are operating in the disability sector, this event is absolutely imperative for you.

    Register for your FREE ticket here. For exhibiting and sponsorship enquiries please email Paige.Lewin@prysmgroup.co.uk or call 0117 990 2092.

  • Wed
    25
    Apr
    2018
    Thu
    26
    Apr
    2018
    NEC, Birmingham 

    The event designed to revolutionise the care and nursing home sector.

    The Dementia Care & Nursing Home Expo is the only dedicated trade show for care home owners. The UK population of those older than 85 is set to double over the next 25-30 years, with supply at an all-time low, it is vital for the care sector to facilitate this growth.

    Alongside a valuable exhibitor line-up, the show provides an unrivalled expert insight into the care industry through interactive masterclasses and CPD accredited seminars. The seminars, led by exclusively selected speakers, will provide unparalleled advice on how to obtain an outstanding rating from CQC, whilst keeping person-centred care at the heart of the service.

    Registration open - Book your free tickets here.

    For exhibiting and sponsorship enquiries please email nick.woore@prysmgroup.co.uk or call 0117 929 6097.

     

  • Thu
    26
    Apr
    2018
    Weetwood Hall Hotel

    OTAC is the UK’s only free occupational therapy and adaptations event.

    Brought to you by Promoting Independence, the conference focuses on bringing suppliers and OTs together in one place in various venues across the UK. The OTAC events aim to provide useful tips and advice on how we can aim make improvements within the industry in the care provided to end users. The free events provide advice, support and resources to over 4000 occupational therapists, plus invaluable networking opportunities with peers.

    For more information and to register for your free ticket visit https://www.otac.org.uk/events/leeds-2018/

  • Wed
    09
    May
    2018
    Bristol Venue

    Learn about Expert work to decide whether it’s right for you at one of our ‘Inside the Expert Witness World’ seminars.

    "The Q&A with the Expert was the most useful part of the session. That lived experience was really valuable for me in understanding what the Expert role involved and if it suited my skill set." Attendee, Nottingham 2016

    The event is relaxed and informal and during the session you will:

    • Hear what the role entails from one of our existing Expert Witnesses
    • Have the opportunity to ask questions and network with other clinicians
    • Understand what clinical skills are required
    • Have the opportunity to see and read over a sample report
    • Hear about the next steps from our Recruitment Team

    The seminars will last for 75 mins, followed by refreshments. To book a place, please visit www.jwebb.co.uk/booking  or call 01722 342 513.

  • Wed
    09
    May
    2018
    Thu
    10
    May
    2018
    ExCel London

    Europe’s leading event for rehabilitation professionals – grow your practice, expand your professional knowledge

    The event for physios, chiros, osteos, podiatrists, physical therapists, OTs, and prosthetics & orthotics experts.

    Your free ticket grants you access to 90 expert-led, fully CPD accredited seminars, UK exclusive product launches and market entry innovation from 200 world-class suppliers, live demos, masterclasses from industry leaders (including RockTape UK and DJO Global) and unrivalled networking opportunities.

    Everything you need to grow your practice and develop your professional knowledge, all under one roof. Find out more and book your FREE ticket here.

    For exhibiting and sponsorship enquiries: james.berryman@prysmgroup.co.uk tel: 01872 218 007

    For press and media: kelynn.renals@prysmgroup.co.uk tel: 0117 929 6088

  • Tue
    15
    May
    2018
    10.00 – 16.45Hamilton House (National Union of Teachers), London
    • Plans, sections and elevations
    • Key architectural conventions & symbols used on drawings
    • Reading to scale
    • Working with drawings received by email (PDFs)
    • Using wheelchair space standards – gain overview of essential space standards
    • Range of accessible housing design guidance
    • Measuring individuals for key adaptations such as doorway widening, turning circles, worktop heights, corridor widths and lift car dimensions

    For more information about each of these events call 07909-582491 or email admin@vivaaccess.com or visit https://viva-access.arlo.co

  • Wed
    16
    May
    2018
    10.00 – 16.45Hamilton House (National Union of Teachers), London
    • Client considerations and how these can affect ramp choice and design
    • Key design principles and issues relating to ramps
    • Pros and cons of different types of ramps (portable, temporary and permanent)
    • Concept and use of ramp gradients
    • Client considerations relating to kitchens and how these influence design of new build schemes or adaptation of existing spaces
    • Optimum layouts and space standards for kitchens
    • Different kitchen equipment options
    • How to measure individuals for worktop heights, wall cupboards, toe recesses etc
    • Problem solving kitchen adaptation issues within a group setting

    For more information about each of these events call 07909-582491 or email admin@vivaaccess.com or visit https://viva-access.arlo.co

  • Thu
    17
    May
    2018
    10.00 – 16.45Hamilton House (National Union of Teachers), London

    This full-day course covers key issues relating to the adaptation and design of accessible bathrooms. It aims to provide delegates with the essential knowledge and skills needed to work confidently and effectively in this area.

    • Client considerations relating to bathrooms and how these can influence adaptation and design proposals
    • Optimum layouts and space standards for bathrooms
    • Recommended heights and positioning of bathroom fixtures, fittings and appliances
    • Some structural, technical and safety issues relating to bathrooms
    • Experience of problem solving bathroom adaptation issues within a group setting
    • Design issues relating to users with visual or cognitive impairments

    For more information about each of these events call 07909-582491 or email admin@vivaaccess.com or visit https://viva-access.arlo.co

  • Thu
    17
    May
    2018
    9.30-16.30Farnborough International Conference & Exhibition Centre, Farnborough

    A free event supporting children and young adults up to 25 years with disabilities and additional needs, their families, carers and all the professionals who support them.

    With 130+ exhibitors the event is a one stop shop for the most up to date advice and information on mobility, funding, seating, beds, communication, sensory, transition, education, housing, employment, accessible vehicles, transport, sports, leisure and much, much more. Boost your CPD by attending one of our 10 free Seminars accredited by The CPD Certification Service on a wide range if issues and interest. For further information telephone 0161 607 8200 or visit our website www.kidzexhibitions.co.uk to download your free visitor entry ticket.

  • Mon
    21
    May
    2018
    10.00 – 16.45Raploch Community Campus, Stirling
    • Plans, sections and elevations
    • Key architectural conventions & symbols used on drawings
    • Reading to scale
    • Working with drawings received by email (PDFs)
    • Using wheelchair space standards – gain overview of essential space standards
    • Range of accessible housing design guidance
    • Measuring individuals for key adaptations such as doorway widening, turning circles, worktop heights, corridor widths and lift car dimensions

    For more information about each of these events call 07909-582491 or email admin@vivaaccess.com or visit https://viva-access.arlo.co

  • Tue
    22
    May
    2018
    10.00 – 16.45Raploch Community Campus, Stirling
    • Client considerations and how these can affect ramp choice and design
    • Key design principles and issues relating to ramps
    • Pros and cons of different types of ramps (portable, temporary and permanent)
    • Concept and use of ramp gradients
    • Client considerations relating to kitchens and how these influence design of new build schemes or adaptation of existing spaces
    • Optimum layouts and space standards for kitchens
    • Different kitchen equipment options
    • How to measure individuals for worktop heights, wall cupboards, toe recesses etc
    • Problem solving kitchen adaptation issues within a group setting

    For more information about each of these events call 07909-582491 or email admin@vivaaccess.com or visit https://viva-access.arlo.co

  • Wed
    23
    May
    2018
    10.00 – 16.45Raploch Community Campus, Stirling

    This full-day course covers key issues relating to the adaptation and design of accessible bathrooms. It aims to provide delegates with the essential knowledge and skills needed to work confidently and effectively in this area.

    • Client considerations relating to bathrooms and how these can influence adaptation and design proposals
    • Optimum layouts and space standards for bathrooms
    • Recommended heights and positioning of bathroom fixtures, fittings and appliances
    • Some structural, technical and safety issues relating to bathrooms
    • Experience of problem solving bathroom adaptation issues within a group setting
    • Design issues relating to users with visual or cognitive impairments

    For more information about each of these events call 07909-582491 or email admin@vivaaccess.com or visit https://viva-access.arlo.co

  • Fri
    25
    May
    2018
    Sun
    27
    May
    2018
    The Haynes International Motor Museum, Somerset

    Whether you are considering your first accessible vehicle, or thinking of replacing your current wheelchair car, our WAV showcase weekend is a must-visit event for wheelchair users, carers, families and friends of people living with a disability. Occupational Therapists, Case Managers and other professionals needing to advise disabled clients of their transport options are also encouraged to take this unique opportunity to get ‘hands-on’ with our wheelchair passenger car range.

    The friendly Brotherwood staff will be on hand to welcome you, guide you through the many options available to you, and offer expert advice to find the perfect vehicle for your needs. Our experienced team will be performing free, in-depth personal needs assessments to help you discover the ideal mobility solution for your lifestyle.

    More information at www.brotherwood.com

  • Wed
    06
    Jun
    2018
    Thu
    07
    Jun
    2018
    ExCel London

    Europe’s only trade show dedicated to brain & spine experts

    The European Neuro Convention is an event dedicated to providing unparalleled expert insight into the latest technology and trends that are advancing the neuro-surgical, diagnostic, rehabilitation and brain stimulation fields at an incredible speed. Combining 100 expert led seminars, innovative workshops and masterclasses, with over 150 exclusively selected exhibitors. Visitors get the unique opportunity to not only see the latest products and services shaping the future of the sector, but can also connect with their visionary creators under one roof.

    Registration open - Book your free tickets here.

    For exhibiting and sponsorship enquiries please email nick.woore@prysmgroup.co.uk or call 0117 929 6097.

  • Mon
    11
    Jun
    2018
    Wed
    13
    Jun
    2018
    Belfast Waterfront

    The Annual Conference and Exhibition is back for 2018 together with Specialist Sections: Children, Young People & Families and People with Learning Disabilities.

    Annual Conference will bring together members and non-members from across the profession to hear from leading experts pushing the boundaries of occupational therapy. With a packed agenda of talks from leading lights of the profession, conference discussions, occupation stations, networking events, conference dinner, exhibitor demonstrations and much more, there will be something for everyone interested in the sector.

    More information at https://rcotannualconference.org.uk/

  • Wed
    13
    Jun
    2018
    Hallmark Hotel

    OTAC is the UK’s only free occupational therapy and adaptations event.

    Brought to you by Promoting Independence, the conference focuses on bringing suppliers and OTs together in one place in various venues across the UK. The OTAC events aim to provide useful tips and advice on how we can aim make improvements within the industry in the care provided to end users. The free events provide advice, support and resources to over 4000 occupational therapists, plus invaluable networking opportunities with peers.

    For more information and to register for your free ticket visit https://www.otac.org.uk/events/cambridge-2018/

  • Thu
    05
    Jul
    2018
    9.30-16.30Thornbury Leisure Centre, Bristol

    A free event supporting children and young adults up to 25 years with disabilities and additional needs, their families, carers and all the professionals who support them.

    With 100+ exhibitors the event is a one stop shop for the most up to date advice and information on mobility, funding, seating, beds, communication, sensory, transition, education, housing, employment, accessible vehicles, transport, sports, leisure and much, much more. Boost your CPD by attending one of our 10 free Seminars accredited by The CPD Certification Service on a wide range if issues and interest. For further information telephone 0161 607 8200 or visit our website www.kidzexhibitions.co.uk to download your free visitor entry ticket.

  • Wed
    11
    Jul
    2018
    Stradey Park Hotel

    OTAC is the UK’s only free occupational therapy and adaptations event.

    Brought to you by Promoting Independence, the conference focuses on bringing suppliers and OTs together in one place in various venues across the UK. The OTAC events aim to provide useful tips and advice on how we can aim make improvements within the industry in the care provided to end users. The free events provide advice, support and resources to over 4000 occupational therapists, plus invaluable networking opportunities with peers.

    For more information and to register for your free ticket visit https://www.otac.org.uk/events/llanelli-2018/

  • Thu
    12
    Jul
    2018
    Peterborough Arena

    RISE 4 Disability brought to you by Made2Aid, combined conference and exhibition for health professionals and disabled people to resource and identify suitable equipment.

    • Access to free CPD training
    • Network with colleagues and peers
    • Research on new and exsiting products and services
    • Conferences from industry experts

    Further information is available at www.rise4disability.com.

  • Tue
    17
    Jul
    2018
    London Venue

    Learn about Expert work to decide whether it’s right for you at one of our ‘Inside the Expert Witness World’ seminars.

    "The Q&A with the Expert was the most useful part of the session. That lived experience was really valuable for me in understanding what the Expert role involved and if it suited my skill set." Attendee, Nottingham 2016

    The event is relaxed and informal and during the session you will:

    • Hear what the role entails from one of our existing Expert Witnesses
    • Have the opportunity to ask questions and network with other clinicians
    • Understand what clinical skills are required
    • Have the opportunity to see and read over a sample report
    • Hear about the next steps from our Recruitment Team

    The seminars will last for 75 mins, followed by refreshments. To book a place, please visit www.jwebb.co.uk/booking  or call 01722 342 513.

  • Mon
    23
    Jul
    2018
    Wed
    25
    Jul
    2018
    Manchester Central

    The Posture & Mobility Group (PMG) annual conference provides an educational programme, industry exhibition and networking events for professionals providing posture and wheeled mobility solutions to wheelchair users.

    The event attracts a multidisciplinary audience of occupational therapists, physiotherapists, rehabilitation engineers, clinical scientists, technicians and sales specialists from the public, private and charitable sectors, with a strong focus on NHS wheelchair service provision. Regular topics of discussion include postural management, pressure care, assistive technology, powered mobility, special seating and paediatrics.

    To find out more, and to view presentations from previous year’s, please visit: www.pmguk.co.uk/conference

    Bookings for the 2018 conference open in March 2018; why not join PMG in Manchester to find solutions for your clients and network with professionals from across the UK!

  • Thu
    16
    Aug
    2018
    Royal Armouries, Leeds

    RISE 4 Disability brought to you by Made2Aid, combined conference and exhibition for health professionals and disabled people to resource and identify suitable equipment.

    • Access to free CPD training
    • Network with colleagues and peers
    • Research on new and exsiting products and services
    • Conferences from industry experts

    Further information is available at www.rise4disability.com.

  • Wed
    12
    Sep
    2018
    La Mon Hotel & Country Club

    OTAC is the UK’s only free occupational therapy and adaptations event.

    Brought to you by Promoting Independence, the conference focuses on bringing suppliers and OTs together in one place in various venues across the UK. The OTAC events aim to provide useful tips and advice on how we can aim make improvements within the industry in the care provided to end users. The free events provide advice, support and resources to over 4000 occupational therapists, plus invaluable networking opportunities with peers.

    For more information and to register for your free ticket visit https://www.otac.org.uk/events/belfast-2018/

  • Tue
    18
    Sep
    2018
    Kent Event Centre

    RISE 4 Disability brought to you by Made2Aid, combined conference and exhibition for health professionals and disabled people to resource and identify suitable equipment.

    • Access to free CPD training
    • Network with colleagues and peers
    • Research on new and exsiting products and services
    • Conferences from industry experts

    Further information is available at www.rise4disability.com.

  • Wed
    19
    Sep
    2018
    Manchester Venue

    Learn about Expert work to decide whether it’s right for you at one of our ‘Inside the Expert Witness World’ seminars.

    "The Q&A with the Expert was the most useful part of the session. That lived experience was really valuable for me in understanding what the Expert role involved and if it suited my skill set." Attendee, Nottingham 2016

    The event is relaxed and informal and during the session you will:

    • Hear what the role entails from one of our existing Expert Witnesses
    • Have the opportunity to ask questions and network with other clinicians
    • Understand what clinical skills are required
    • Have the opportunity to see and read over a sample report
    • Hear about the next steps from our Recruitment Team

    The seminars will last for 75 mins, followed by refreshments. To book a place, please visit www.jwebb.co.uk/booking  or call 01722 342 513.

  • Wed
    19
    Sep
    2018
    10.00 – 16.45Hamilton House (National Union of Teachers), London
    • Recent research into the housing circumstances of children with challenging behaviours (and their families)
    • Legislative and policy context within which adaptations are provided and understand how to use these to advocate for adaptations for children with cognitive impairments and challenging behaviours
    • Pros and cons of equipment options aimed at promoting safety within the home – for example, window locks, climb-proof fencing, safe play spaces, radiator guards, biometric door locks, motion sensors etc
    • Key principles of safeguarding and risk assessment, including issues of deprivation of liberty and parental zones of responsibility
    • Modification of challenging behaviour through use of environmental sensory profiling (related to social of model disability as opposed to medical model)

    For more information about each of these events call 07909-582491 or email admin@vivaaccess.com or visit https://viva-access.arlo.co

  • Thu
    20
    Sep
    2018
    10.00 – 16.45Hamilton House (National Union of Teachers), London

    Course aims to provide professionals and others working in the field of accessible housing an insight into equipment, design and adaptation issues for the plus-size (bariatric) user group, so they can work more effectively and confidently in this area.

    • Key issues relating to plus-size (bariatric) users, including functional, psychological and access-related
    • Range of companies in the UK providing specialist equipment for user group
    • pros, cons and uses of bed and seating equipment in particular
    • Key housing challenges affecting plus-size users and exploration of possible solutions to these e.g. issues relating to floor loading, door widening, lift access and personal hygiene
    • Space requirements of individual plus-size users when planning layouts of key areas such as bathrooms
    • Discussion of cases relating to plus-size users and exploration of potential solutions within a group setting

    For more information about each of these events call 07909-582491 or email admin@vivaaccess.com or visit https://viva-access.arlo.co

  • Wed
    26
    Sep
    2018
    Imperial Hotel

    OTAC is the UK’s only free occupational therapy and adaptations event.

    Brought to you by Promoting Independence, the conference focuses on bringing suppliers and OTs together in one place in various venues across the UK. The OTAC events aim to provide useful tips and advice on how we can aim make improvements within the industry in the care provided to end users. The free events provide advice, support and resources to over 4000 occupational therapists, plus invaluable networking opportunities with peers.

    For more information and to register for your free ticket visit https://www.otac.org.uk/events/torquay-2018/

  • Wed
    26
    Sep
    2018
    Thu
    27
    Sep
    2018
    SEC, Glasgow

    With free entry, this event offers the perfect opportunity to discover products and services available to the Scottish market. Over 100 exhibitors will be showcasing their most innovative and inspirational products to aid independence; daily living aids, mobility and adapted vehicles or access and adaption.

    For more information, visit www.independentlivingscotland.org.

  • Mon
    22
    Oct
    2018
    10.00 – 16.45Hamilton House (National Union of Teachers), London
    • Plans, sections and elevations
    • Key architectural conventions & symbols used on drawings
    • Reading to scale
    • Working with drawings received by email (PDFs)
    • Using wheelchair space standards – gain overview of essential space standards
    • Range of accessible housing design guidance
    • Measuring individuals for key adaptations such as doorway widening, turning circles, worktop heights, corridor widths and lift car dimensions

    For more information about each of these events call 07909-582491 or email admin@vivaaccess.com or visit https://viva-access.arlo.co

  • Tue
    23
    Oct
    2018
    10.00 – 16.45Hamilton House (National Union of Teachers), London
    • Client considerations and how these can affect ramp choice and design
    • Key design principles and issues relating to ramps
    • Pros and cons of different types of ramps (portable, temporary and permanent)
    • Concept and use of ramp gradients
    • Client considerations relating to kitchens and how these influence design of new build schemes or adaptation of existing spaces
    • Optimum layouts and space standards for kitchens
    • Different kitchen equipment options
    • How to measure individuals for worktop heights, wall cupboards, toe recesses etc
    • Problem solving kitchen adaptation issues within a group setting

    For more information about each of these events call 07909-582491 or email admin@vivaaccess.com or visit https://viva-access.arlo.co

  • Wed
    24
    Oct
    2018
    10.00 – 16.45Hamilton House (National Union of Teachers), London

    This full-day course covers key issues relating to the adaptation and design of accessible bathrooms. It aims to provide delegates with the essential knowledge and skills needed to work confidently and effectively in this area.

    • Client considerations relating to bathrooms and how these can influence adaptation and design proposals
    • Optimum layouts and space standards for bathrooms
    • Recommended heights and positioning of bathroom fixtures, fittings and appliances
    • Some structural, technical and safety issues relating to bathrooms
    • Experience of problem solving bathroom adaptation issues within a group setting
    • Design issues relating to users with visual or cognitive impairments

    For more information about each of these events call 07909-582491 or email admin@vivaaccess.com or visit https://viva-access.arlo.co

  • Wed
    07
    Nov
    2018
    The Spa Hotel

    OTAC is the UK’s only free occupational therapy and adaptations event.

    Brought to you by Promoting Independence, the conference focuses on bringing suppliers and OTs together in one place in various venues across the UK. The OTAC events aim to provide useful tips and advice on how we can aim make improvements within the industry in the care provided to end users. The free events provide advice, support and resources to over 4000 occupational therapists, plus invaluable networking opportunities with peers.

    For more information and to register for your free ticket visit https://www.otac.org.uk/events/kent-2018/

  • Wed
    07
    Nov
    2018
    Leeds Venue

    Learn about Expert work to decide whether it’s right for you at one of our ‘Inside the Expert Witness World’ seminars.

    "The Q&A with the Expert was the most useful part of the session. That lived experience was really valuable for me in understanding what the Expert role involved and if it suited my skill set." Attendee, Nottingham 2016

    The event is relaxed and informal and during the session you will:

    • Hear what the role entails from one of our existing Expert Witnesses
    • Have the opportunity to ask questions and network with other clinicians
    • Understand what clinical skills are required
    • Have the opportunity to see and read over a sample report
    • Hear about the next steps from our Recruitment Team

    The seminars will last for 75 mins, followed by refreshments. To book a place, please visit www.jwebb.co.uk/booking  or call 01722 342 513.

  • Thu
    08
    Nov
    2018
    9.30-16.30EventCity, Manchester

    A free event supporting children and young adults up to 25 years with disabilities and additional needs, their families, carers and all the professionals who support them.

    With 150+ exhibitors the event is a one stop shop for the most up to date advice and information on mobility, funding, seating, beds, communication, sensory, transition, education, housing, employment, accessible vehicles, transport, sports, leisure and much, much more. Boost your CPD by attending one of our 10 free Seminars accredited by The CPD Certification Service on a wide range if issues and interest. For further information telephone 0161 607 8200 or visit our website www.kidzexhibitions.co.uk to download your free visitor entry ticket.

  • Wed
    21
    Nov
    2018
    Thu
    22
    Nov
    2018
    NEC Birmingham 

    Join the UK’s largest, free-to-attend, dedicated event just for OTs! This CPD education and trade show will be taking place at Birmingham’s NEC over a two day period. With a total of 80 hours of professional development to be obtained over the two days and access over 100 OT focused and interactive lectures, seminars and practical workshops. Update and refresh your learning across physical, mental health & learning difficulties, children & families, neurology in practice and innovation, plus many more hot topics, specialist areas and new research relevant to OTs in practice. Research and source new products and services through a network of over 270 trade exhibitors and suppliers. Providing information and advice for all your questions and needs.

    Registration open - book your tickets and more information at www.theotshow.com.

  • Wed
    28
    Nov
    2018
    Gateshead Hilton

    OTAC is the UK’s only free occupational therapy and adaptations event.

    Brought to you by Promoting Independence, the conference focuses on bringing suppliers and OTs together in one place in various venues across the UK. The OTAC events aim to provide useful tips and advice on how we can aim make improvements within the industry in the care provided to end users. The free events provide advice, support and resources to over 4000 occupational therapists, plus invaluable networking opportunities with peers.

    For more information and to register for your free ticket visit https://www.otac.org.uk/events/southampton-2018/

  • Wed
    05
    Dec
    2018
    Hilton Hotel Ageas Bowl

     

    OTAC is the UK’s only free occupational therapy and adaptations event.

    Brought to you by Promoting Independence, the conference focuses on bringing suppliers and OTs together in one place in various venues across the UK. The OTAC events aim to provide useful tips and advice on how we can aim make improvements within the industry in the care provided to end users. The free events provide advice, support and resources to over 4000 occupational therapists, plus invaluable networking opportunities with peers.

    For more information and to register for your free ticket visit https://www.otac.org.uk/events/southampton-2018/

  • Thu
    06
    Dec
    2018
    10.00 – 16.45Hamilton House (National Union of Teachers), London
    • Recent research into the housing circumstances of children with challenging behaviours (and their families)
    • Legislative and policy context within which adaptations are provided and understand how to use these to advocate for adaptations for children with cognitive impairments and challenging behaviours
    • Pros and cons of equipment options aimed at promoting safety within the home – for example, window locks, climb-proof fencing, safe play spaces, radiator guards, biometric door locks, motion sensors etc
    • Key principles of safeguarding and risk assessment, including issues of deprivation of liberty and parental zones of responsibility
    • Modification of challenging behaviour through use of environmental sensory profiling (related to social of model disability as opposed to medical model)

    For more information about each of these events call 07909-582491 or email admin@vivaaccess.com or visit https://viva-access.arlo.co

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