Upcoming Events

If you would like your event showcased on our online event calendar for 2019, please get in touch with sophie@2apublishing.co.uk.
  • Tue
    25
    Apr
    2017
    Wetherby Racecourse

    Free conference exclusively for Private OTs and Case Managers based in the North of England.  There will be an extensive range of equipment on show to be tried and tested by the attendees so that they can have hands-on experience and understand the full benefits of each piece to see how it would be useful in a variety of situations. YORTRAIN will also provide attendees with the ability to network and connect with one another, to exchange ideas and source solutions. Not to mention that the entire event is free – including free lunch and refreshments throughout the day.

  • Tue
    25
    Apr
    2017
    St David’s Hotel & Spa, Cardiff Bay, Cardiff

    OTAC events showcase an excellent array of exhibitors as well as a variety seminar to help learn, discover and network. Free for all occupational therapists it offers a great opportunity to talk to manufacturers and service providers on a one-to-one basis.

    More information at www.otac.org.uk.

  • Sat
    29
    Apr
    2017
    Sun
    30
    Apr
    2017
    Haynes International Motor Museum, Somerset

    The Brotherwood ‘WAV Weekend’ Event will be returning this April Bank Holiday Weekend, giving you the opportunity to explore and drive the UK’s leading range of Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles in one place. 

    For more information visit www.brotherwood.com, call Brotherwood on 01935 872603, or follow Brotherwood on Facebook for further updates.

  • Tue
    16
    May
    2017
    10:00 – 16:45 The National Union of Teachers, London

    Reading & using plans / adapting & designing for wheelchair users.

    The National Union of Teachers, London Exciting programme of Housing Adaptation & Design courses from Viva Access Ltd.  Courses run from 10am -4.45pm and take place in an accessible and centrally located venue in Kings Cross, London. An array of housing topics are covered, including reading and using plans, bathroom adaptation and design, ramps, accessible lifts, adapting for children with challenging behaviours, accessible kitchens, and technical issues associated with adaptation work. For more information call 07909582491, email admin@viva-access.com or visit viva-access.arlo.co.

  • Wed
    17
    May
    2017
    17-18 May, Old Thorns Estate in Liphook, Hampshire

    The OT Practice Conference is a unique event bringing together inspirational speakers, bespoke training opportunities and innovative product demonstrations dedicated to the needs of Independent Occupational Therapists.  For the first time this year, The OT Practice are opening their doors to therapists interested in private practice, and waiving any joining fees for a limited timeIf you would like to find out more or book for this conference, please email  join-us@theotpractice.co.uk or call 0330 024 9910.  

  • Wed
    17
    May
    2017
    10:00 – 16:45 The National Union of Teachers, London

    Ramps: assessment & design / accessible kitchens.

    The National Union of Teachers, London Exciting programme of Housing Adaptation & Design courses from Viva Access Ltd.  Courses run from 10am -4.45pm and take place in an accessible and centrally located venue in Kings Cross, London. An array of housing topics are covered, including reading and using plans, bathroom adaptation and design, ramps, accessible lifts, adapting for children with challenging behaviours, accessible kitchens, and technical issues associated with adaptation work.

    For more information call 07909-582491, email admin@viva-access.com or visit viva-access.arlo.co.

  • Wed
    17
    May
    2017
    10:00 – 16:45 The National Union of Teachers, London

    Bathroom adaptation & design.

    The National Union of Teachers, London Exciting programme of Housing Adaptation & Design courses from Viva Access Ltd.  Courses run from 10am -4.45pm and take place in an accessible and centrally located venue in Kings Cross, London. An array of housing topics are covered, including reading and using plans, bathroom adaptation and design, ramps, accessible lifts, adapting for children with challenging behaviours, accessible kitchens, and technical issues associated with adaptation work.

    For more information call 07909-582491, email admin@viva-access.com or visit viva-access.arlo.co.

  • Fri
    02
    Jun
    2017
    9:00 - 16:30Edinburgh International Conference Centre, Edinburgh

    Alzheimer Scotland’s annual conference brings high-profile speakers from Scotland and around the world, hot topic parallel sessions, all in a world-class venue. There will also be plenty of opportunities to network.

    For more information, please call 0131 243 1453 or visit www.alzscot.org/conference2017.

  • Wed
    07
    Jun
    2017
    Thu
    08
    Jun
    2017
    10:00 - 17:00ExCel, London

    The event for professionals, researchers, clinicians, surgeons and their teams working in the neuro field. Europe’s largest event of its kind will bring together neuro professionals from around the globe for an exciting two-day show in London. Combining world leading speakers, over 80 seminars, workshops, top experts and the unique opportunity to try and test innovative solutions, services and advanced technology from around the world, all under one roof.

    Event runs alongside the Copa Series 2017 and the Elite Sports Performance and Rehabilitation Expo 2017. Free to attend.

    For more information, please visit www.neuroconvention.com.

  • Thu
    08
    Jun
    2017
    9:30 – 16:30Rivermead Leisure Complex, Richfield Avenue, Reading

    The Kidz to Adultz exhibitions from Disabled Living take place across the country, dedicated to children with disabilities and special needs, their parents, carers and professional who work with them. Over 130 exhibitors offer information on mobility, funding, seating, beds, communication, access, education, toys and much more. A full programme of CPD seminars run alongside each exhibition.

    For more information you can call 0161 607 8200 or visit www.kidzexhibitions.co.uk/kidz-south.

  • Wed
    14
    Jun
    2017
    10:00 – 16:45 The National Union of Teachers, London
     This course is for occupational therapists, EHOs, Home Improvement Agencies and other non- construction professionals/agencies working in the field of housing adaptations.

    For more information call 07909-582491, email admin@viva-access.com or visit viva-access.arlo.co.

  • Thu
    15
    Jun
    2017
    Sat
    17
    Jun
    2017
    Brunswick Methodist Church, Newcastle Upon Tyne

    Developmental Play is an exciting new course from CreateCATT being offered in the UK by 2 Occupational Therapists, experienced in working internationally with children in developing countries. This course is suitable for teachers in mainstream and special education, preschool teachers, child care workers and Occupational Therapists. For more information please visit www.createcatt.com or email info@createcatt.com.

  • Fri
    16
    Jun
    2017
    Sat
    17
    Jun
    2017
    ExCel London

    Hear from the UK’s leading autism professionals; discover 100s of products and services; learn practical strategies for the home and classroom; listen to adults on the spectrum talk about their experiences; access specialist advice from clinicians, therapists and solicitors; and interact with, and enjoy, special features such as The Willard Wigan Gallery, Movement Matters, The Sensory Classroom and The Sensory Room. The Autism Show attracts more than 10,000 parents, carers, professionals and individuals on the autism spectrum. More information can be found at autismshow.co.uk.

  • Mon
    19
    Jun
    2017
    Tue
    20
    Jun
    2017
    IIC, Birmingham

    Opportunity to meet fellow peers and to hear from influential health and social care policy makers, interact with the foremost occupational therapy thinkers and practitioners, and contribute towards the discussions on the future direction of the profession and to explore new and different ways to develop occupational therapy practice. For more information, visit www.cot.co.uk/annual-conference/annual-conference-2017.

  • Fri
    23
    Jun
    2017
    Sat
    24
    Jun
    2017
    NEC, Birmingham

    Hear from the UK’s leading autism professionals; discover 100s of products and services; learn practical strategies for the home and classroom; listen to adults on the spectrum talk about their experiences; access specialist advice from clinicians, therapists and solicitors; and interact with, and enjoy, special features such as The Willard Wigan Gallery, Movement Matters, The Sensory Classroom and The Sensory Room. The Autism Show attracts more than 10,000 parents, carers, professionals and individuals on the autism spectrum. More information can be found at autismshow.co.uk.

  • Fri
    30
    Jun
    2017
    Sat
    01
    Jul
    2017
    EventCity, Manchester

    Hear from the UK’s leading autism professionals; discover 100s of products and services; learn practical strategies for the home and classroom; listen to adults on the spectrum talk about their experiences; access specialist advice from clinicians, therapists and solicitors; and interact with, and enjoy, special features such as The Willard Wigan Gallery, Movement Matters, The Sensory Classroom and The Sensory Room. The Autism Show attracts more than 10,000 parents, carers, professionals and individuals on the autism spectrum. More information can be found at autismshow.co.uk.

  • Tue
    04
    Jul
    2017
    9:30 - 15:00Villa Park Stadium

    Care Roadshows are a series of five free regional care events throughout the UK that are tailored to all decision makers within the care sector including Care Home Owners, Managers and Healthcare Professionals.

    Care Roadshows enable practitioners to source high quality products and services from established suppliers in order to exceed the expectations of their clients. This includes care management systems, catering and laundry equipment, pharmacy services, recruitment, HR plus many more– all integral components for an organisation providing care.

    The events provide the chance for like-minded individuals to meet and discuss staying profitable whilst addressing challenges faced in the sector when trying to achieve the highest care rating. The CPD seminars award visitors with an insight and explanation into the current sector trends from experts including CQC and National Care Association.

    If you are looking to achieve outstanding levels of care in your organisation, then Care Roadshows are guaranteed to support you in this. There is also the chance to enter a £100 prize draw on the day.

    For more information and to register for your FREE ticket, click here or call 01425 838393.

     

  • Mon
    17
    Jul
    2017
    Wed
    19
    Jul
    2017
    8:00 - 17:00 Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff

    The PMG Conference 2017, 25th anniversary event.

    PMG's annual conference provides an educational programme, industry exhibition and networking events for delegates. The event focuses on the posture and mobility needs of wheelchair users and, as such, is beneficial for all professionals working in this field. Much of the content provided is also transferrable to other complex seating needs. To sign up for the event, and for further information visit www.pmguk.co.uk/conference.

  • Thu
    07
    Sep
    2017
    10:00 - 16:00 Kent Event Centre, Maidstone

    The second RISE4Disability event for 2017, brought to you by Made2Aid. Combined conference and exhibition for health professionals and disabled people to resource and identify suitable equipment. Free to attend and is also CPD accredited for healthcare professionals. Further information is available at www.rise4disability.com.

  • Thu
    14
    Sep
    2017
    9:30 – 16:30Highland Hall, Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh

    The Kidz to Adultz exhibitions from Disabled Living take place across the country, dedicated to children with disabilities and special needs, their parents, carers and professional who work with them. Over 130 exhibitors offer information on mobility, funding, seating, beds, communication, access, education, toys and much more. A full programme of CPD seminars run alongside each exhibition.

    For more information you can call 0161 607 8200 or visit www.kidzexhibitions.co.uk/kidz-scotland/.

  • Wed
    20
    Sep
    2017
    9:00 - 16:00 Hilton Hotel & Spa, Reading

    OTAC events showcase an excellent array of exhibitors as well as a variety seminar to help learn, discover and network. Free for all occupational therapists it offers a great opportunity to talk to manufacturers and service providers on a one-to-one basis.

    More information at www.otac.org.uk.

  • Wed
    27
    Sep
    2017
    Hamilton House, London WC1H 9BD

    This course develops awareness of the legislative and policy context within which adaptations for children are provided, and also explores the pros and cons of equipment 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.  It discusses key principles of safeguarding and risk assessment, including issues of deprivation of liberty and parental zones of responsibility and overviews modification of challenging behaviour through use of enviro-sensory profiling in adaptation work.

    More information can be found at: Viva Access Course

     

  • Wed
    27
    Sep
    2017
    Thu
    28
    Sep
    2017
    Newcastle Racecourse, Newcastle upon Tyne

    Moving & Handling People combines the best of hands-on practical workshops with informative seminars focusing on the very latest issues. In two fast-paced, content-packed days, you will hear from the UK’s leading speakers, chosen for their in-depth knowledge of safe practice.  CPD-certified training, keynote speakers, seminar sessions and practical workshops using the latest equipment.

    Running alongside Disability North's DNEX 2017 Exhibition

    For further information and to book, please visit www.movingandhandlingpeople.co.uk

  • Wed
    27
    Sep
    2017
    Thu
    28
    Sep
    2017
    See website for details Newcastle Racecourse, Newcastle upon Tyne

    This free exhibition provides information, advice and equipment for disabled people, older adults, carers and health and social care professionals on a range of disability related issues. DNEX provides a unique opportunity to handle and sample products and services first-hand, empowering you or those around you to live independently.

    Running alongside Disabled Living Foundation's Moving & Handling People North event.

    For more information about DNEX 2017 contact the events team on 0191 284 0480 or visit www.disabilitynorth.org.uk/dnex.html

  • Wed
    04
    Oct
    2017
    Thu
    05
    Oct
    2017
    10:00 - 16:00 SECC 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.

  • Tue
    10
    Oct
    2017
    Wed
    11
    Oct
    2017
    NEC, Birmingham

    The show is designed to provide education, products and networking opportunities for organisations responsible for the care of older people.  The Care & Dementia Show will bring you inspiration, innovation and ideas to assist you in running your care business. You’ll learn more in two days at Care & Dementia Show than you would in months from your office. It can often feel like you’re too busy to take time out, but spending even one day with us will help you to save time through efficiencies in the future.

    More information is available at www.caredementiashow.com.

  • Tue
    17
    Oct
    2017
    9:30 - 15:00Cardiff City Stadium

    Care Roadshows are a series of five free regional care events throughout the UK that are tailored to all decision makers within the care sector including Care Home Owners, Managers and Healthcare Professionals.

    Care Roadshows enable practitioners to source high quality products and services from established suppliers in order to exceed the expectations of their clients.

    This includes care management systems, catering and laundry equipment, pharmacy services, recruitment, HR plus many more– all integral components for an organisation providing care.

    The events provide the chance for like-minded individuals to meet and discuss staying profitable whilst addressing challenges faced in the sector when trying to achieve the highest care rating. The CPD seminars award visitors with an insight and explanation into the current sector trends from experts including CSSIW and Care Forum Wales.

    If you are looking to achieve outstanding levels of care in your organisation, then Care Roadshows are guaranteed to support you in this. There is also the chance to enter a £100 prize draw on the day.

    For more information and to register for your FREE ticket, click here or call 01425 838393.

     

  • Tue
    14
    Nov
    2017
    9:30 - 15:00Epsom Downs Racecourse

    Care Roadshows are a series of five free regional care events throughout the UK that are tailored to all decision makers within the care sector including Care Home Owners, Managers and Healthcare Professionals.

    Care Roadshows enable practitioners to source high quality products and services from established suppliers in order to exceed the expectations of their clients. This includes care management systems, catering and laundry equipment, pharmacy services, recruitment, HR plus many more– all integral components for an organisation providing care.

    The events provide the chance for like-minded individuals to meet and discuss staying profitable whilst addressing challenges faced in the sector when trying to achieve the highest care rating. The CPD seminars award visitors with an insight and explanation into the current sector trends from experts including CQC and National Care Association.

    For more information and to register for your FREE ticket, click here or call 01425 838393.

  • Thu
    16
    Nov
    2017
    9.30am – 4.30pmEventCity, 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
    22
    Nov
    2017
    Thu
    23
    Nov
    2017
    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 60 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 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 200 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.

     

  • Tue
    28
    Nov
    2017
    10.00 – 16.45Laycock Professional Development Centre, Laycock Street, London N1 1TH.

    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.

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

  • Fri
    01
    Dec
    2017
    10.00 – 16.45Hamilton House, Mabledon Place, London WC1H 9BD

    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.

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

  • Wed
    13
    Dec
    2017
    9:00 - 16:00 Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa, Edinburgh

    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/edinburgh/