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Reaching Client Goals with Power Wheelchairs

Reaching Client Goals with Power Wheelchairs

Reaching client goals with power wheelchairs: An evidence-based approach to power seat &
standing functions.

Thursday 17th September 2020 – 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM BST

Innova Care Concepts welcomes you to register for their free webinar – “Reaching client goals with power wheelchairs”. Power wheelchair provision is associated with many benefits such as increased mobility status, participation, and quality of life. The provision of power seat and standing functions can further optimise functional and clinical outcomes for power wheelchair users. Agenda & Learning Outcomes During this webinar you’ll learn more about:

  • Different power seat functions and the potential outcomes they can facilitate for clients.
  • Functional and clinical benefits of using standing function.
  • Real-world experiences of standing and power seat function users.

There will be a focus on the evidence supporting these outcomes. This webinar is supported by Permobil. Registration To register, please complete the contact form below. You will then receive a confirmation email containing all details to join the webinar. After the webinar, a handout and recording of the session will be sent to all registered attendees. So, if you can’t join us live (or want to rewatch), you can review everything at a later date. Speaker Bios Arne Compernolle has a background of electro-mechanics and occupational therapy, plus vast experience working in the field with wheelchairs users, offering solutions to increase their functional level. He became Clinical & Training Manager for Permobil EMEA in 2015. His ambition is to provide a better and evidence-based understanding to drive functional and clinical outcomes from wheelchair intervention, and to improve usability and user-friendliness of assistive technology. Ramsey Hulbert is a Specialist Equipment Advisor at Innova Care Concepts. He has over 15 years’ experience with specifying power wheelchairs and offers advice to wheelchair users, their caregivers, and clinicians every day. His main goal is to match a power wheelchair to a client’s individual goals and requirements – providing the right consultation, functions, and setup to maximise quality of life.

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Published: 2nd September 2020

Source: Innova Care Concepts

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Webinars: Preparing to make Submissions to the MHRA from 1st January 2021

Webinars: Preparing to make Submissions to the MHRA from 1st January 2021

Webinars for pharmaceutical companies, clinical trial sponsors, e-cigarette producers and brokers of medicinal products about new MHRA systems to use from 1 January 2021.

Continuity of Medical Supplies at the End of the Transition Period

Continuity of Medical Supplies at the End of the Transition Period

Continuity of Medical Supplies at the End of the Transition Period

An introduction to the plans and preparations of the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) to support the continuity of medical supplies at the end of the transition period (end of December 2020).
This webinar follows from the recent letter from Steve Oldfield, Chief Commercial Officer, at the Department.

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WellChild Back to School Webinar and Online Q&A 2020

WellChild Back to School Webinar and Online Q&A 2020

Thursday 20 August 2020 
10:00 AM – 10:45 AM 
Webinar, Online via Zoom 

Many parents of children with serious health needs have concerns and unanswered questions about
their children returning to school in September. In partnership with North and South Thames Paediatric
Networks, WellChild have organised an online Q&A with a panel of experts from Government, law, health
and education to help answer some of these burning questions.

Hosted by Matt James, WellChild Director of Communications and Engagement, the online event will
take place on Zoom (and will also be broadcast live to the WellChild Family Tree). Details about how to
access the event will be sent out over the coming days.

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Published: 18th August 2020

Source: WellChild

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Getting Clients Home Webinar

Getting Clients Home Webinar

‘Getting Clients Home’ webinar
28th August 2020

STEPS Rehabilitation are delighted to invite you to their upcoming webinar on Friday 28th August 2020, 10am-1pm.

Ensuring the dignity, well-being and independence of seriously injured individuals following their accident
is something that unites the range of professionals who work in this field. This webinar brings together a
panel of highly respected legal, rehabilitation and architectural experts who will explore a range of topics
and highlight the importance of adopting a collaborative approach to getting clients home.

Speakers include:

Natalie Cosgrove, Solicitor, Switalskis Solicitors (Chair)

Gerard McDermott QC, Outer Temple

Joseph O’Brien, Barrister, St John’s Chambers

Christine Bunting, Director, Hyphen Law

Jonathan France,  Chartered Architectural Professional and Director, France + Associates

Mary Doherty, Specialist Neurological Occupational Therapist, STEPS Rehabilitation

Jennie Foster, Transition of Care Lead, STEPS Rehabilitation

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To register for the webinar, please email

Published: 14th August 2020

Source: STEPS Rehabilitation

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New Webinar Series Launched for Healthcare Professionals

New Webinar Series Launched for Healthcare Professionals

Safespaces New Webinar Series

A series of online webinars for healthcare professionals has been released by Safespaces
to provide information and guidance on Safespace products and how they can support
adults and children with complex needs.

Developed for healthcare professionals, the webinars will be led by an experienced Product
Advisor who will share their experience, best practice and success stories.
Each session will include a live presentation followed by an interactive Q&A session.

The sessions will be hosted on Zoom and all healthcare professionals are welcome to join!

The webinar series is detailed below.

Tuesday 25th August – 11:00 am

Creating safer environments: An Introduction to Safespace products

This webinar will provide an overview of Safespaces multi-purpose safe room and specialist
high sided bed range. We’ll explore how each product is designed to meet the complex needs
of its users.

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Tuesday 8th September  11:00 am

The Safespace: Challenging Behaviours, Sensory Processing
and Sleep Disorders

Focusing on the Safespace multi-purpose safe room we will explore the key benefits including
improved sleep hygiene, behaviour self-management and how it can be an effective tool to
deliver a sensory diet.

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Tuesday 22nd September 11:00 am

Assessment, Funding and Design: Meeting the Needs

Not sure how to specify a Safespace product for a client? We will talk you through the process
including a joint client assessment, where to obtain funding and the design options available.

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More webinars will be announced soon!

Published: 13th August 2020

Source: Safespaces

Importing and Exporting Healthcare and Assistive Technology Today and Post Transition

Importing and Exporting Healthcare and Assistive Technology Today and Post Transition
Importing and Exporting Healthcare and Assistive Technology Today and Post Transition

Host: William Barns Graham
Senior Content Editor
Institute of Export & International Trade

Presenter: Kevin Shakespeare
Director of Stakeholder Engagement
Institute of Export & International Trade

With the growing global demand for healthcare, assistive technology and PPE, the Institute of Export and International Trade and British Healthcare
Trades Association are pleased to provide a masterclass on ‘Importing and exporting healthcare and assistive technology’. In 2020 traders in this
sector have been faced by the rising demand and logistical challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic. Following the end of the transition period
on 31 December 2020, importers and exporters will faces new challenges and opportunities as rules for trade with the EU will change. International
trade must always be carried out effectively and compliantly to ensure reliability and security of supply, both today and in 2021. During this 1-hour
webinar you will learn: – An analysis of the types of goods which are classified as Healthcare, Assistive Technology and PPE – Effective international
trading processes – Trade and product compliance – today and from 2021, post-transition – Trading opportunities A recording will be made available
after the webinar, and you can ask questions in advance via the registration form below.

Published: 6th August 2020

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The Care Summer Series

The Care Summer Series

The Care Summer Series is a FREE two day digital event on the 10th & 11th August.

About The Care Summer Series:

The two days will host educational webinars, led by experts in the care sector.

The aim of this digital event is to bring the whole community together and celebrate
the care sector – no matter where we all are.

Key webinar themes include: the future deal for social care, funding, raising the
quality of care in the new normal, promoting integrated care, raising the profile of
home care, new care models going forward, and supporting the care workforce.

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Published: 6th August 2020

EPUAP Virtual Meeting 2020

EPUAP Virtual Meeting 2020

2020 – The most challenging of times: Focusing on Contemporary
Issues in Pressure Ulcer Prevention and Management.

EPUAP invites you to a one-of-a-kind, interactive virtual meeting within the field of pressure ulcer prevention and treatment!

Due to current circumstances, we have decided to provide our global EPUAP family with a very much needed opportunity to
learn about the latest information on pressure ulcers in relation to the current COVID-19 pandemic.

Learn about the best practices and join us for this unique event that will be filled with valuable information, full of networking
opportunities and interesting topics.

Practical information EPUAP Virtual Meeting 2020:

  • Date: 24 September 2020
  • Option to transfer abstracts submitted to the EPUAP Annual Meeting Prague 2020 to either the EPUAP Virtual Meeting 2020
    or the rescheduled EPUAP Annual Meeting Prague 2021.
  • The new registration process for 1-day event with the minimal registration fee for delegates
  • World-wide access to the Virtual Meeting
  • Industry sponsorship opportunities that will ensure exposure of products to a highly valuable audience
  • Virtual exhibition for companies within the Virtual Meeting

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Published: 28th July 2020

Source: EPUAP (European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel)

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The Alzheimer’s Show Webinars

The Alzheimer’s Show Webinars

During these challenging times, it’s vital for families, carers and healthcare professionals to have access to the best possible information
about how to deal with the double whammy of dementia and Covid-19.

As the organisers of the UK’s leading event for Alzheimer’s and dementia, The Alzheimer’s Show has developed strong partnerships with
the leading specialist charities and organisations in the field. In collaboration with them, we’re delighted to now be able to bring you a
series of FREE webinars – packed with useful advice and practical tips you can use during the pandemic and beyond. Plus you’ll have the
opportunity to put your own questions to the carefully selected experts and specialists.

The Alzheimer’s Show Webinars

Starting Thursday 09 July, we’ll be providing a series of FREE webinars on a range of topics relevant to everyone affected by Alzheimer’s
and dementia – whether you’re a carer, family member, or healthcare professional. Each webinar will also include plenty of time for
questions – giving you the opportunity to receive expert, specialist advice regarding your specific situation.

Don’t worry if you can’t attend the live webinar – a recording will be made available to everyone who registers

Speakers include:

Thursday 9th July 11:00 – 12:00
Dementia Care and Covid-19 – Advice and support during the pandemic.

Victoria Lyons and Caroline Woodcock, Admiral Nurse Helpline, Dementia UK
The session will focus on the issues affecting people with dementia and their families around COVID and focus on what practical
support Dementia UK can offer.  Find out more and register

Friday 24th July 11:00 – 12:00
Alzheimer’s and Gum Disease: Clinical Trials in 2020.

Dr Stuart Ratcliffe, Chief Scientific Officer and Megan Young, Patient Engagement Coordinator
This session will explore what it’s like to take part in clinical trials for Alzheimer’s disease, and will focus on an exciting new clinical trial
investigating the link between bacteria in the gums and Alzheimer’s disease.  Find out more and register

Thursday 30th July 11:00 – 11:45
Your Guide to Dementia: How to Stay at Home With the Right Dementia Care.

Jayne Vale. Expert Dementia Carer Trainer, Helping Hands Home Care
Independence. It’s something that many of us take for granted. Explore how focussing on enablement can allow someone with dementia
to continue living in the home they know and love, with comfort, safety and independence.  Find out more and register

Thursday 6th August 11:00 – 12:00
Prevention of Alzheimer’s Disease –  understanding how this may be possible through the introduction of
new medications.

Dr Emer MacSweeney, CEO and Consultant Neuroradiologist at Re:Cognition Health
Recent results from international clinical trials testing new medications, designed to slow down or ideally stop progression of  
Alzheimer’s symptoms,  may be on the market sooner than previously expected. Understand how these medications work and the
opportunities  available, to access, today, tomorrow’s treatments,  designed  to prevent the progression of symptoms of Alzheimer’s. 
Find out more and register

Thursday 13th August 11:00 – 12:00
Out and About with Dementia Adventure.

Debbie Anderson, Project Coordinator – Training, Research, Consultancy, Dementia Adventure
Getting outdoors and engaging with the natural environment is good for all of us. Evidence shows it can also be hugely beneficial for
people living with dementia.  Things may have changed recently, but the importance of connection to nature and access to green space
remains just as important. Join us on this webinar, where we will share some of the research which may help you to live better with
dementia.   Find out more and register

Thursday 20th August 11:00 – 12:00
Legal considerations when diagnosed with Dementia.

Andrew Robertson, Managing Director, McClure Solicitors
McClure Solicitors will talk about advice and support your Solicitor can offer to help clients diagnosed with Dementia, including Wills,
Powers of Attorney, Trusts, Deputyship, Council Tax, Funerals, and Probate.  Find out more and register

Published: 23rd June 2020

Source: Alzheimer’s Show Newsletter

Return to Workplace Advice – Webinar

Return to Workplace Advice – Webinar


Friday 22 May 2020


Dr Simon Joyston-Bechal, Turnstone Law


There are many areas to consider in the workplace and this presentation covers
the government guidance’s as well as the liabilities that may be imposed upon
us as we return with many areas to consider.

The key points of this Webinar are:

Health & Safety Law Conundrums during the Pandemic

  • Could we be prosecuted for COVID-19 exposures?
  • Managing difficult decisions relating to COVID-19
  • Can we keep operating if we are struggling with social distancing?
  • Working from home – how far do our duties extend?
  • Returning to work
  • Reporting under RIDDOR
  • Q&A

About the speaker:

Dr Simon Joyston-Bechal

Dr Simon Joyston-Bechal is widely regarded as one of the UK’s leading health
and safety lawyers. He is a director at Turnstone Law and previously qualified
as a doctor, putting him in a unique position to deal with technical, safety and
health-related legal issues. In addition to defending health and safety enforcement,
he focuses on training senior management and advising organisations on legal
preventive measures to reduce the likelihood of prosecution in the event of an incident.

Published: 22nd May 2020