Comfortable seating systems afford the greatest possible support and mobility
Safe support while standing increases both physical and mental well-being
Robust and light walking aids increase mobility
Safe and comfortable solutions for the transport of disabled children
Mobile toilet and bath chairs provide helpers with the best working conditions
The right accessories are important in obtaining the correct position
We are a renowned specialist in ergonomic adult and paediatric mobility equipment. For over 40 years our ethos has focused on optimising inclusion and quality of life for the individual, their family and caregivers. These core values will once again be showcased at the OT Show through the unveiling of new and enhanced products and educational on stand demonstrations. Showcasing key products from our Etac, R82, Molift, Immedia and Star Cushions brands, Etac R82 therapists and product specialists will be illustrating the latest techniques for moving, positioning and supporting people.
All Occupational Therapists are welcome to attend each session which will be engaging and rewarding – providing invaluable insight which can be used in everyday practice. As this content is part of the OT Show educational programme, attendance will count to CPD hours.
The Etac R82 educational sessions available at the OT Show will be:
Seminar stream 1: Single Handed Care Solutions for the positioning of immobile patients
Speaker: Ole Lindahl Thy, Physiotherapist, Etac Education Manager – Transfer
Dates and times: 21st November, 12:00, 22nd November, 11:00
Location: Stand C70, OT Show, NEC Birmingham
Synopsis: A practical demonstration demonstrating how to protect the wellbeing of the carer and reduce the impact of regular handling of the service user ie to assist with pressure injury prevention.
Seminar stream 2: How, when and why use Air Cell Cushions?
Speaker: Joanne McConnell, OT & Clinical Manager, Mobility & Pressure Care, Etac R82
Dates and times: 21st November, 15:00, 22nd November, 12:00
Synopsis: A short practical guide to choosing Air Cell Cushions with clinical reasoning supporting cushion selection. Hands on training will be available on the selection of different Air Cell cushions within the Star range.
Seminar stream 3: Sit to Stand Solutions – Advantages and Challenges
Speaker: Kristin Tornkvist, International Product Manager – Transfer, Etac
Dates and times: 21st November, 13:00, 22nd November, 15:00
Synopsis: A quick guide to choosing the appropriate standing equipment to help with early mobilisation of a service user.
Seminar stream 4: Overhead Hoisting Solutions
Speaker: Colin Williams, Category Sales Manager – Overhead Hoists, Etac R82Dates and times: 21st November, 11:00, 22nd November, 14:00Location: Stand C70, OT Show, NEC Birmingham
Synopsis: How to assess for the right overhead hoist? What type of Overhead Hoist to use and when? What makes hoisting safe, supportive and effective?