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Oxford Hoist: A Rich History

Behind the Oxford Hoist name, there is a rich history dating back all the way to the mid 1950’s. The introduction of the first Oxford Hoist was in both domestic, private, and public care settings. Therefore, Oxford truly helped revolutionise care for those with reduced or limited mobility. What was once a relatively unknown name […]

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Sling Selection: Getting It Right

A sling is a piece of moving and handling equipment. It is designed and manufactured to help facilitate the transfer of a patient in combination with a hoist or lift. Using carefully selected fabrics, a sling generally fits under and around a client, and when selected carefully, the right sling will help achieve a safe […]

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Swimming Pools: Access For Everyone

Protecting Disabled People From Discrimination The Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (DDA), was introduced in the UK to stop the discrimination that many disabled people were facing. The act meant that disabled people had new rights of access. For things such as: goods, services, education, employment, transport, and accommodation. As the act developed, more rules were […]