Members from the Gainsborough Healthcare Group celebrate the arrival of the new Abacus Specialist Bathroom Solutions Demonstration Vehicle.
Members from the Gainsborough Healthcare Group celebrate the arrival of the new Abacus Specialist Bathroom Solutions Demonstration Vehicle.

In response to increased demand for its training sessions and accessible bath demonstrations, bathing equipment manufacturer Abacus has launched a new educational vehicle to reach and engage healthcare professionals nationwide.

Part of the Gainsborough Healthcare Group, Abacus manufactures a range of power-assisted baths for disabled adults and children featuring functionality designed to improve moving and handling for carers.

To enhance its strategy of engaging with healthcare professionals via its ongoing educational programme, which includes free CPD workshops and Lunch & Learn product demonstrations, Abacus has invested in a new demonstration vehicle.

Enabling the bathing specialists to present baths and specialist accessories in a more efficient manner, the new vehicle will help Abacus keep up with the growing demand from OTs and frontline care professionals for the educational sessions, according to the company.

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Peter Eckhardt, CEO, Gainsborough Healthcare Group, commented: “Our investment in this new demonstration vehicle underlines our commitment to supporting healthcare professionals through education. It will facilitate a more rewarding and engaging experience for OTs with greater access to our baths and our recommendations regarding accessible bathroom design.

In addition, Abacus says that during client home assessments, the vehicle is capable of providing the means to evaluate individual bather and carer needs in a more private and effective manner, allowing specialist baths to be trialled in full to guarantee product suitability.

“We understand care teams are under immense pressure with high workloads and little time, hence this vehicle maximises convenience for them as we can deliver training at any location of their choice,” continued Peter.

“Our training sessions empower professionals to deliver more informed decisions regarding assisted bathing and we are proud that our new vehicle enhances this opportunity.”

Onboard the vehicle, Abacus baths are presented in-situ within a bathroom environment, so factors such as administering personnel care, transfers and safe working heights can be demonstrated.

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