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Wednesday, 22 February 2017 from 09:00 to 17:00 (GMT)

RISE 4 Disability

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RISE Peterborough Conference/Expo 22 Feb 2017 Free  

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Rise 4 Disability

RISE 4 Disability is an exciting event for health professionals and people with disabilities to Resource and Identify Suitable Equipment.

RISE is an exhibition and networking event, bringing all the latest new and exciting innovations that are made to aid.

Conference Room

Our Conference will be based around suitable equipment applications and will feature presentations on, how to source for suitable products, telecare, postural management, assistive technology, home adaptations, dementia and potential funding for equipment and services.

** Conferences
Time Description With

How Electronic Assistive Technology can provide independence for disabled people

* How computer technology can improve a disabled person’s independence
* Using real life case studies and demonstrations of technology
* Finding solutions to help disabled people lead a more independent life

Julian Lee

The professional use of social media for Continued Professional Development(CPD)

* Social Media Platforms – Uses / Limitations
* Ethical Consideration
* HCPC / Profession specific / Employer guidelines
* How to demonstrate CPD when using social media
* Leaving time for questions and discussion.

Helen Rushton


Mark Ripley (Handicare)

12:45-13:45Correctly Specifying a Ceiling Track Hoist

Nick Kent (OpeMed)

The Importance of Specialist Seating

* Why good posture is important to help stabilize/correct (where possible) posture. How this translates into improved quality of life.
* How the correct seating can prevent pressure injury.
* The importance of a full assessment.
* Understanding the client’s needs and preferences in terms of aesthetics and comfort (to avoid equipment abandonment).

Rebecca Jones (Careflex)

24hr postural management and sourcing relative equipment for PMLD

* Introduction to 24-hour postural management for PMLD
* Sharing good practice: example of 24-hour postural management programs
* Using the Disability distress assessment tool (DisDAT) as a postural management outcome measure (DisDAT © 2008 Northumberland Tyne & Wear NHS Trust and St. Oswald's Hospice)
* Sourcing equipment with Made2aid
* Key products of interest: Chilli bean, The D pillow, Onion T-Roll, Cool-over sheets, Gait trainer/standing hoist

Jade Godier (Co-Founder of Made2aid) & Beverley Hughan (Learning Disability Specialist Senior Physiotherapist)

** Questions about our conferences or Speed Sourcing workshop? Call 01268 206251 or email us ( for more information.

Each seminar will hold 150 delegates and all attendees will receive certification which can go towards their CPD!

Speed Sourcing Workshop

Our Speed Sourcing Workshop that allows for quick, hands-on and in-depth product demonstrations.

These will be carried out throughout the day, so don't miss your chance to get up close with some exciting products that are hitting the market.

Time Description With
9:30-10:30 Moving & Handling Wealden Rehab, OpeMed
10:30-11:30 Paediatric AAT, Wealden Rehab, Baffin Technology Systems
11:30-12:30 Bathing & Showering AAT, Wealden Rehab, Astor Bannerman
12:30-13:30 Seating & Mobility Careflex,Mybility,Quantum
14:30-15:30 Sleeping & Positioning AAT
15:30-16:30 Sensory Integration Rhino

Exhibition Area

90+ Exhibitors showcasing a range of products and services including: -

  • Sensory
  • Mobility Products
  • Seating
  • Bathing & Toileting
  • Paediatrics
  • Assistive Technologies
  • Telecare
  • Power Chairs
  • & much more!

Check out and click on exhibitors to find all companies exhibiting.

Market Place

Browse our mini market to purchase essential daily living aids!

Plus there will be Lunch & Refreshments available to purchase.


Type of Exhibition

Disability Products Exhibition

Occupational Therapy Exhibition

Physiotherapy Exhibition

Disability Exhibition

OT Exhibition

Carers Exhibition

Community Exhibition

Occupational Therapist Exhibition

Physiotherapist Exhibition

More information can be found at:

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Do you have questions about RISE 4 Disability? Contact Made2Aid

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Peterborough Arena
East of England Showground
PE2 6HE Peterborough
United Kingdom

Wednesday, 22 February 2017 from 09:00 to 17:00 (GMT)

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