Free Event at Novotel Newcastle Airport Hotel
Thursday, 22nd May 2014 – 9.30am – 3.30pm
Increased pressure on finances in the care industry has resulted in organisations looking at reducing costs, yet providing the same and improved quality of service. As part of a series of events being held throughout the UK this year, we showcase ways in which organisations provide creative solutions to these overwhelming challenges.
09:30 – 10:00 Registration and Coffee
10:00 – 10:30 Introduction and the DFG Crisis
Exploring the true cost of the unmet need for adaptations and what action can be taken help support the DFG.
10:30 – 11:45 Enabling Single Handed Care
The Questions. The Realities. The Solutions. Single Handed Care can facilitate a significant cost saving to organisations and provides increased empowerment, independence, flexibility and greater dignity for clients. We explain how.
Brought to you by Prism Medical UK.
11:45 – 12:00 Coffee and Refreshments
12:00 – 12:40 Accessible Kitchen Design
This presentation will focus on the key considerations made during a survey for an accessible kitchen, and will give an overview of the range of product options available from AKW.
12:40 – 13:00 The Dementia-Friendly Bathroom
How simple design considerations can significantly improve bathroom safety and quality of life for those suffering with dementia.
Brought to you by AKW.
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 15:00 Independence and Well-Being in the Bathroom
An overview of how shower toilets can provide independence to those who require it in the bathroom and the benefits over time.
Brought to you by Geberit
15:00 – 15:30 Questions and Close