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Kidz South 2022: Abacus showcase Academy OT CPD

This is a guest blog by Abacus Specialist Bathroom Solutions, who will be offering all the latest information regarding its free Academy CPD education for healthcare professionals at Kidz to Adultz South on Tuesday 17th May 2022 in Farnborough. They will be on stand C3.

Abacus Aademy

Abacus Specialist Bathroom Solutions will be offering all the latest information regarding its free Academy CPD education for healthcare professionals at Kidz to Adultz South.

Part of the Gainsborough Healthcare Group, Abacus is a respected UK manufacturer of power assisted baths for disabled bathers. Its bathing range is renowned for exceptional safety, reliability and support – ensuring individuals with a range of conditions can bathe with peace of mind. Ergonomic design including powered bather transfer seats and hi-lo functionality also ensure carers are protected from excessive moving and handling and subsequent back injury. This commitment to professionals is furthered by the Abacus Academy which provides free learning for Therapists seeking Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

Led by associate Occupational Therapists from The OT Service, the Abacus educational programme provides a range of webinars, seminars, workshops and online material focused on assisted bather and client care. These free training resources will be on display at Kidz South with senior Abacus representatives explaining how to access the Academy and gain CPD hours. The fleet of spacious Abacus demonstration vehicles continue to provide Covid-safe training environments with baths onboard for clinical and client assessment.

Next Abacus Academy webinar:

Bridging the gap in sensory integration using bathing – challenges and opportunities
Hosted by Jacqui Waller, Occupational Therapist. 25th May 2022, 12 noon.

To book a free slot, enquire at Kidz South or visit: https://tinyurl.com/376x9zy7

Abacus Kidz display

On stand C3, the Gemini 2000 bath will be displayed – winner of the ‘Excellence in Caring’ Award at the OT Show. This pioneering variable height, 2-metre bath is a larger version of the popular Gemini 1700 and provides future-proofed bathing for disabled adults and children. Its unique ‘double lift action’ and integrated changing, drying and bathing platform ensures easier transfers and enhanced safety for both bather and carer.

Demonstration and assessment vehicles

During Kidz South, Abacus will be able to offer more detailed private client assessments and bath demonstrations in its nearby training vehicles. Part of the Abacus fleet, these educational vehicles have a variety of products onboard for moving and handling presentations and bather assessment. Hence if professionals or families require an appointment that is nearby, the Abacus product specialists can attend with their vehicles before or after the show.

To learn more about Abacus, visit abacushealthcare.co.uk and to see more information on Kidz to Adultz South, visit the website here.

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