Eshcol House Nursing Home
Closomat Palma Vita with soft-touch switch
Manager Amanda O’Neil: “Clients who buy into it, love it, and it becomes their preference. They comment on the fact they feel it gives them increased independence, and restores their dignity, instead of the emotional and psychological devastation of having to have someone clean them and deal with a very intimate issue.
“Our carers can spend more, qualitative time to our clients, as they are not spending as much time on bathroom duties. I would have one in every bathroom and en-suite if I could…..
“When we were assessed by the Care Quality Commission, they said it was a forward-thinking, refreshing idea. It is now part of our standard induction process for staff and appropriate clients, and I encourage visitors to try it too!”