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Date - 30-07-2020

During the last 4 months, we have all no doubt been experiencing difficulties, particularly with regards to completing face-to-face assessments or home/school visits. That’s why at Bennett Workplace Solutions we are pleased to announce we are now able to provide these services again albeit undder slightly different circumstances.

We take the COVID-19 restriction guidelines very seriously and have put measures in place to safeguard the children, occupational therapists and any other staff we come into contact with during face-to-face assessments. Each school and NHS trust have different interpretations of the government guidelines, therefore at BWS we will adapt our ways of working to suit your requirements.

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Click here to see Henry using the VELA Tango 100ES Electric HiLo chair at the dining room table

Click here to see Henry moving away from the dining table in his VELA Tango 100ES electric HiLo activity chair

During the last 2 weeks we have completed face-to-face assessments within homes, schools and workplace environments. Where possible, social distancing has been observed and assistance from parents or support staff has helped when assisting the end user in and out of the chairs during the assessment. In some instances, occupational therapists have been present in person, however where this was not possible, they have been present via a video link. The main thing is that we will work around you to find the right solution in each case!

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Click here to see Mable using the removable push handle of the VELA Tango 100S

Click here to see Mable using the accessible brake and electric HiLo controls of her VELA Tango 100ES

If you have ordered additional accessories for your VELA chair, or the chair needs amending to meet the needs of growing users, these adjustments can be completed off site with no need for face to face contact.

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Our assessors have vast experience of completing both home and school assessments. Therefore, we can use this knowledge of the school environment to complete assessments at home or at medical centres instead of visiting schools. This way we can complete assessments and ensure chairs are ordered prior to schools reopening in September.

Appointments are booking up fast so to ensure we can see you over the holiday period, book your appointment now!

To book an assessment, please follow this link and complete the New Assessment Request form.