‘Express’ CPD assisted bathing seminars to be held on Abacus stand at OT Show
Working in conjunction with Abacus Specialist Bathroom Solutions, respected Occupational Therapist Adam Ferry will be delivering condensed CPD-accredited seminars regarding assisted bathing at the OT Show.
With over 10 years of experience, Adam works alongside Kate Sheehan at The OT Service. The OT Service is a key partner of the Abacus ‘Lunch and Learn’ and ‘CPD Assisted Bathing Workshops’ which provide free assisted bathing education and training for healthcare professionals.
Adam, a specialist in emergency care, managed therapy services in community rehabilitation units and an acute hospital. He also has a respected reputation in the private sector and has organised the CPD programme for previous OT Shows. Adam’s passion reflects the Abacus ethos, which focuses on ensuring all environments are accessible.
The first seminar, ‘Bathing and Sleep – joining the dots,’ takes place on the 21st of November between 11:00 and 11:20 and on the 22nd of November between 13:30 and 13:50 on stand J40. This session looks at the occupation of bathing with a particular focus on how bathing can support sleep and positive routines. It discusses the impact on children and their parents as well as adults and their carers.
The second seminar, ‘Posture and Bathing – are you thinking straight?,’ takes place on the 21st of November between 14:15 and 14:35 and on the 22nd of November between 10:00 and 10:20 on stand J40. This session focuses on the issues of bathing posture with facilitated discussion around how safe and effective bathing can be supported for those clients with postural needs.
Abacus Specialist Bathroom Solutions can be visited on stand J40 at the OT Show, which takes place at the NEC in Birmingham on the 21st and the 22nd of November.
Part of the Gainsborough Healthcare Group, Abacus Specialist Bathroom Solutions is a specialist UK manufacturer of accessible baths for domestic bathrooms, respite centres and rehabilitation facilities.