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International Day of Persons with Disability 2019

Today is International Day of Persons with Disability.  To coincide with the International Day of Persons with Disability,  a local wheelchair basketball club in Cork, Rebel Wheelers have released a short documentary to promote children living with a physical disability to participate in sport. The teenagers, who participated in the documentary highlight the challenges they have faced and how sport has presented them with great opportunities to make friends, to travel and to play for the Irish National Team Rebel Wheelers in Cork offers a range of different sporting activities [...]

MMS Medical Team Planning 2020

While most people are getting ready for Christmas the MMS Team are  hard at work finalising plans for 2020. The complete MMS Medical team - including product specialists, engineering, customer service, marketing and management were on-site in Cork today to put together the strategy for new mobility solutions and HSE Contract awards to be launched early next year. With a growing brand and product portfolio, MMS Medical will see number of new products launched in key market segments in 2020. The new Quantum Edge 3 Stretto received fantastic reactions at [...]

MMS Medical Wheeled Mobility HSE 9233 CBUG Manual and Powered Nationwide Demonstrations

The MMS Medical team is on tour nationwide showcasing the top rated wheeled mobility products on contract HSE 9233. Following a rigorous HSE testing and assessment process MMS has achieved the largest number of awards overall on this contract HSE 9233. The MMS Medical products specialists have been introducing and demonstrating the MMS Medical product range at the Wheeled Mobility HSE9233 Contract Book & User Guide (CBUG) Manual and Powered Demonstrations in Dublin, Galway, Roscommon, Mayo, Sligo, Leitrim, Limerick, Clare, Tipperary and Wexford. These demonstration events are are designed for [...]

World Toilet Day 2019 – Leaving No One Behind

November 19th is World Toilet Day 2019. World Toilet Day is drawing attention to those people being left behind without sanitation and the social, economic and environmental consequences of inaction.  A toilet is not just a toilet. It’s a life-saver, dignity-protector and opportunity-maker. We must expand access to safe toilets and leave no one behind. Because whoever you are, wherever you are, sanitation is your human right. For full details on the campaign see  World Toilet Day 2019 Expanding safe and accessible toilets to leave no one behind is not [...]

Complimentary Clinical Seating Assessments at MMS Medical

MMS Medical are delighted to be able to offer a complimentary comprehensive seating and mobility assessment for clients with complex needs. Daniel Caffrey (MSc.OT), MMS Medical's Clinical Seating Specialist and in-house Occupational Therapist, is available to assess for and provide tailored solutions to meet the needs of people.  With over 15 years experience in specialised seating, Daniel conducts the seating assessments in MMS Medical's newly refurbished, dedicated specialist seating clinic room. With the clients comfort and care at the centre of all our assessments, the Private Assessment Room provides a [...]

Marlay Park Changing Places Facility Shortlisted For Excellence In Local Government Awards 2019

The Changing Places Facility in Marlay Park, Dublin has been shortlisted for an Excellence in Government Awards 2019 in the Disability Provisions Category. MMS Medical were delighted to work with Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council on the Marlay Park Changing Places which opened in May 2019. 13.5% of the Irish Population has a disability (www.cso.ie) and while many accessible toilets meet their needs there is a large proportion of people and their carers who cannot visit public places due to the lack of suitable toilet facilities.  The Changing Places campaign in [...]

MMS Medical delighted to attend the opening of Enable Ireland’s New facility in Curraheen, Cork

MMS Medical were delighted to be invited to attend the opening of the new €7.5million state of the art purpose built Enable Ireland Childrens Service Centre in Cork. MMS Medical have partnered with Enable Ireland since the company was founded over 30 years ago. Originally known as the Cork Spastic Clinic in Ballintemple and later the Lavanagh Centre on the same site. The new facility in Curraheen will provide vital therapy and support services to over 800 Children in the Cork region.   The new Enable Ireland Lavanagh Centre [...]

MMS Medical delighted to welcome Daniel Caffrey to the team

MMS Medical is delighted to welcome Daniel Caffrey to the team. Daniel is a registered Occupational Therapist and clinical seating specialist. He has over 15 years’ experience in assessing and prescribing for custom moulded seating and mobility solutions for clients with complex postural needs. Highly respected in the industry, Daniel brings a wealth of experience to the growing MMS Medical team. Working with our expert products partners Anatomic Sitt, Daniel will deliver the best custom moulded seating options and continue to develop our Specialist Seating Clinic.   Daniel oversees the [...]

Engineering Excellence ensures Aaron’s Independence at Home

Aaron has Muscular Dystrophy and is a wheelchair user. The parents of Aaron contacted MMS Medical to assist in upgrading the facilities for Aaron at home. Aaron is a wonderful child and needs his independence around the house as he gets older. The MMS team worked with our product partners to provide an innovative solution for both Aaron and his family in ensuring his freedom at home. Here’s Aaron's story : “Our son Aaron has Muscular Dystrophy and is a wheelchair user.  When he was small, we could lift him [...]