Abacus Healthcare to extend bathing educational support at Kidz to Adultz Middle

At Kidz Middle, Abacus Healthcare, the trusted manufacturer of assisted baths for disabled bathers, will be exhibiting its Gemini bath along with an array of informative guides and details regarding its forthcoming CPD courses.

Kidz to Adultz Middle. 15th March 2018. 9.30am – 4.30pm. Ricoh Arena Coventry CV6 6AQ. Stand F8.

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Kidz Middle is the first 2018 event in a series of regional exhibitions organised by the charity Disabled Living. Each show provides the opportunity for children and adults with disabilities, parents and healthcare professionals to see the latest assistive products and services. As a long-standing specialist exhibitor, Abacus Healthcare will be offering live demonstrations of a proven assistive bath and one-to-one advice regarding safer accessible bathing.

Abacus is a caring and understanding specialist in accessible baths that provide greater safety, comfort and dignity for bathers with restricted mobility. With powered functionality, such as height adjustment and transfer seats, carers can support with reduced risk of back injury and bather falls. The hi-lo Gemini from Abacus is a popular choice with parents and Occupational Therapists as its integrated changing, drying and bathing platform eliminates many awkward transfers. With the ability to enjoy bath-time in a more supportive and relaxed environment, the well-being of bathers can be greater enhanced.

In addition to its quality assisted baths and postural bathing supports, Abacus will be demonstrating its growing range of educational material at Kidz Middle. This invaluable and free collection includes case studies that highlight the real-life benefits of choosing an Abacus bath along with funding and ownership guides. Specifically for professionals, there will be details of the free ‘Lunch and Learn’ safe assisted bathing courses provided by Abacus and the new forthcoming Continued Professional Development programme. Led by Kate Sheehan, a highly experienced and respected OT, this new accredited training scheme will count to compulsory CPD hours and provide vital insight so safety is enhanced for all.

The chance to win a cuddly toy version of the Abacus mascot, Trevor the Turtle, will also be available for children.