CPD Training Day – September 16th 2015

You are invited to a CPD training day at Living Needs – Solutions For Independent Living

Wednesday September 16th 2015

Sessions at: 10.00am, 11.30am, 1.30pm and 2.30pm

As one of the South West’s leading level access shower specialists, Living Needs is hosting a CPD training day to showcase new products as well as demonstrate existing ones. The day will provide an opportunity to learn new skills, share good practice and gain qualifications that will help you develop in the future.

The sessions available on the day have been selected to provide a range of topics and meet the needs of providers with different interests.

  • 10.00am Presented by Altro, innovators in safety flooring; ‘Designing for Dementia’ – this CPD has been designed to give delegates an overview of the fundamental aspects of designing for dementia environments.
  • 11.30 – ‘How to reduce the risk of slipping’ – this CPD coincides with the HSE’s campaign to reduce slips by education and enforcement.
  • 1.30 – Geberit presents; ‘Creating the Ideal Washroom Environment’ – CPD that focuses on understanding the touch-free washroom environments and water-saving flushing mechanisms, including infra-red flushing.
  • 2.30 – AKW presents; ‘iCare shower’ – Focusing on AKW’s new electric shower range, iCare offers unrivalled levels of safety, control and ease-of-use.

These courses are RIBA approved and are designed to encourage delegate interaction to promote knowledge sharing.

Refreshments and lunch will be provided. Places are limited, so to avoid any disappointment, please book as early as possible.

Please call Helen on 01271 374600 or email enquiries@livingneeds.co.uk with your details.

Living Needs, 1 Mill Road, Barnstaple EX311JQ

We look forward to seeing you!

Altro | Geberit | AKW  

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