An occupational therapist talks about how the Safespace has helped clients who have challenging behaviour and a lack of awareness of danger to develop behavioural strategies and improved sleep patterns, bringing lasting benefits to the whole family. To find out more about Safespaces, visit www.safespaces.co.uk
What is a Safespace? A Safespace is a room-within-a-room – a multi-use environment for those who may be unsafe in an ordinary room. Used at home, in schools and respite care, a Safespace offers a safe, living and sleeping environment with a range of design options to suit. In schools, Safespaces are also used to support sensory processing & therapeutic work for individuals with a wide range of …
A short video that was filmed by "Rob Underwood Media" from the BBC. This was filmed whilst we were exhibiting at the Occupational Therapy Show 2015 at the Birmingham NEC.
Staff from Stockport Community Equipment store describe how the Voyager, an easily assembled travel bed, helps families to have respite or holidays. A parent talks about how their Voyager has transformed her family's life.To find out more about the Voyager, visit www.safespaces.co.uk
Hear a head teacher discuss with a pupil how the Safespace has helped a him to manage his own behaviour.To find out more about Safespaces in Schools, visit www.safespaces.co.uk
After 15 years, Hannah 's Safespace is being replaced with a new model, designed to meet her changing needs. The Safespace has helped Hannah and her family manage her challenging behaviours, and she now sleeps much better, benefiting the whole family. Hannah's Safespace was funded by Newlife – the Charity for Disabled Children. To find out more visit www.safespaces.co.uk
Thomas used his Safespace 9 years.His mother describes the difference it made to Thomas’s behaviour and sleep patterns, and the benefits he, his parents, and his sister gained in their daily lives. The Safespace in the film was funded by Newlife – the Charity for Disabled Children. To find out more about Safespaces, visit www.safespaces.co.uk
Jill Tierney, Head of Behaviours at Millwood Primary Special School, School for the Future, talks about how the five Safespaces they have, help meet a wide range of needs of pupils at the school. These include, sensory needs, communication, intensive interaction, behaviour self management, and reducing the incidence of crises. She describes how Safespaces help children to prepare for learning.
Thomas needed a Safespace because his sleep pattern was very poor and he was banging on the walls all night and upsetting the neighbours. This film shows the positive impact of the Safespace on Thomas’s family. It shows the Safespace installation and a follow-up interview 3 months later. The Safespace was funded by Newlife – the Charity for Disabled Children.
Hannah's Safespace helped to keep her safe and sleep much better, benefiting Hannah & her whole family. See what happened after 15 years by watching the next film about Hannah.To find out more about Safespaces, visit www.safespaces.co.uk
Joseph has had a Cosyfit since 2011. Today he is having a Siesta Hi-Lo installed to meet his changing needs. Hear his mum, Chrissie, discuss the features of the Siesta Hi-Lo and see Joseph's reaction to his new bed.
See how the Cosyfit has brought peace of mind and calmer bedtimes to Teddy & Joseph's parents, reducing the worry of seizures and disturbed sleep patterns. An Occupational Therapist describes the benefits the Cosyfit brings to clients who are unsafe in an ordinary bed.To find out more about the Cosyfit, visit www.safespaces.co.uk
Max has challenging behaviour. yet his Safespace meant that he was able to remain at home with his family, keeping everyone safe together. His mum talks about the difference his Safespace made to Max and his family. To find out more about Safespaces, visit www.safespaces.co.uk