Abacus Adam Ferry
Adam Ferry, OT (right) pictured here with David Bertorelli, Abacus Regional Assessment Manager and the Gemini 2000 bath.

Assisted bathing supplier Abacus Specialist Bathroom Solutions will be hosting a CPD seminar about assisted bathing at the upcoming OTAC Exeter, which will be led by Occupational Therapist Adam Ferry.

Events at OTAC support enhanced practice for OTs through a diverse showcase, presenting the latest assistive products and services from leading suppliers alongside CPD-accredited seminars and training workshops.

At OTAC Exeter, The OT Service’s Adam Ferry will be leading the seminar – ‘Exploration of medical and functionally focused bathing’ in coordination with Abacus Specialist Bathroom Solutions.

The CPD seminar will take place in Theatre 1 from 11:30am-12:00pm, exploring support for bathing, particularly in adults, which is often focused on medical need rather than occupational ‘want’.

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Abacus says that by attending the seminar OTs will be able to consider the clinical reasoning behind bathing and medically focused evidence base, including skin conditions and pain, as well as perceptions around when bathing is not appropriate due to diagnosis.

The session will encourage delegates to reflect on the bathing assessment process, drawing on evidence to support bathing as a meaningful occupation in itself with impacts on other aspects of daily living.

The seminar will finish with discussion on legislation and how bathing recommendations through both medical need and as a meaningful occupation can be supported. It will also help OTS develop greater understanding of equipment available to support bathing as a meaningful occupation.

Alongside the seminar, Abacus will be exhibiting its award-winning Gemini 2000 hi-lo platform bath on stands 5 and 6. The latest, larger and future-proofed Gemini bath, with unique dual lift functionality, won the prestigious Excellence in Caring Award at the OT Show.

Adam Ferry and a Regional Assessment Manager from Abacus will be available at the event to provide one-to-one advice regarding appropriate bathing solutions for clients. Ongoing CPD education, with free CPD certificates, continues to be available at the Abacus Academy.

Part of the Gainsborough Healthcare Group, Abacus Specialist Bathroom Solutions is a UK manufacturer of accessible baths for domestic bathrooms, respite centres and rehabilitation facilities.

The Occupational Therapy Adaptations Conference (OTAC) Exeter will take place on 26 May 2021 from 9am-6pm at Exeter Racecourse, Kennford Exeter, Devon, EX6 7XS.

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