The Covid-19 pandemic has been a challenge for many BHTA members but rising to the challenge has really proved ingenuity at its best.
Jiraffe were one supplier that didn’t close its doors and worked with a combination of face-to-face appointments alongside virtual/video assessments to support their customers.
They offered to transfer equipment from schools to homes free of charge to ensure children still had access to their support equipment where possible.
Jiraffe launched the Emergency Posture Provision Scheme, aimed at giving families instant access to a range of equipment on a low-cost, flexible loan scheme, to ensure vulnerable children we able to access
vital equipment, even if their usual services were withdrawn.
The company has supported a ‘Safe Space Clinic’ with a therapy team at Pavilion House in Cheshire, working alongside them to ensure families could be confident the safety of their children at the clinic.
Jiraffe have introduced Knowledge and Know-How, where they will be releasing a range of videos, downloads and training opportunities, which started with Assessing for Seating.
Visit their website for more information: https://www.jiraffe.org.uk/knowledge-know-assessing-seating/
“I just wanted to take the opportunity to thank Jiraffe, it has been a please dealing with your company through these difficult times of Covid-Restrictions” PT, Ireland
“In lockdown Jiraffe has been very supportive in helping out students with complex needs” PT, London
Published: 2nd July 2020