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    Adaptive Technology- or, The Loo that Changes with You

    Adaptive Technology- or, The Loo that Changes with You

    We all have ‘off’ days. We all change with time. If a person has any limitation, those issues have a greater impact on psychological wellbeing, and their ability to do even simple things themselves.   One area where that can be easily addressed- and an area one wouldn’t probably consider- is going to the loo. […]

    6th March 2018 | By | Reply More
    Care and support can be life changing for those in need

    Care and support can be life changing for those in need

    “She can’t do enough for me”…. These are the words of John, a gentleman with Motor Neurone Disease and mobility problems, who finds the support from his care worker life changing. John started receiving care and support from Sandra Wanless two years ago.  Despite his family’s best efforts, he reached the point where he needed […]

    22nd February 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
    Investigating complaints about health and social care has led to significant benefits

    Investigating complaints about health and social care has led to significant benefits

          Adopting an integrated approach to investigating complaints about health and social care has led to significant benefits, according to a new report by the Local Government Ombudsman (LGO) and Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman (PHSO). Published today, the report explains the work of the ombudsmen’s Joint Working Team (JWT), which was set […]

    22nd December 2016 | By | Reply More
    Clos-o-Mat giving a new lease of life to 30,000 and counting!

    Clos-o-Mat giving a new lease of life to 30,000 and counting!

    Dignity and independence has been retained by 30,000 people through use of the latest incarnation of assistive technology.   The Clos-o-Mat Palma Vita wash and dry toilet saw its 30,000th model roll of the British manufacturing line this week.     The landmark affirms the Palma Vita’s position as the brand leader, and Clos-o-Mat as […]

    2nd June 2016 | By | Reply More
    Care compliance and best value in the toilet

    Care compliance and best value in the toilet

    Following the Government announcement of an almost doubling of funding for the Disabled Facilities Grant for 2016/17, and increases to the Better Care Fund, there is new evidence that a bathroom adaptation can strategically deliver best value.   Bathrooms are the most common home adaptation. At least 3/4million households require some form of toilet adaptation, […]

    4th May 2016 | By | Reply More
    New showroom for all involved in selection of assistive technology for personal care

    New showroom for all involved in selection of assistive technology for personal care

    A new resource to enable all involved in selection of assistive technology for personal care has opened its doors.   Clos-o-Mat, Britain’s leading supplier of disabled toilet solutions, is behind the new showroom in Manchester. It brings together in one location all the equipment needed to deliver optimum independence for people who need the help […]

    19th April 2016 | By | Reply More
    Good things come in Small Packages

    Good things come in Small Packages

    For a Buckinghamshire pensioner, small is beautiful, especially when it applies to her loo!   The installation of her Clos-o-Mat Palma Vita wash and dry toilet has, she says, been a Red Letter Day that has changed her life for the better.   To put it in context, Claire Evans worked until she was in […]

    18th April 2016 | By | Reply More
    The main causes of incontinence-the real truths

    The main causes of incontinence-the real truths

    In the UK alone there are around 3 to 6 million sufferers of incontinence; however a large percentage of those are suffering in silence with the condition as they are embarrassed to speak out about it. Recently there has been coverage of the condition in the news due to celebrities sharing their very personal stories […]

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