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FREE Occupational Therapy CPD Course

Are you an Occupational Therapist or Healthcare Professional?

Are you passionate about advancing your knowledge so you can provide the best advice for your clients?

You’re in the right place.

At 1st Choice Stairlifts, we understand the importance of continuous learning, and we're here to support professionals like you.

That’s why our FREE Continued Professional Development (CPD) training is specifically designed to give you the tools to find the perfect lift solution for your clients.

Stairlifts aren’t created equal, so it’s crucial to know how to recommend the right option for your client’s safety.

Learn at your own pace through our FREE online learning stairlift assessment seminar and receive a continuing professional development course certification.

Or attend one of our many FREE in-person stairlift assessment seminars and get hands on, learn from our experts, and network with like-minded professionals.

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Stairlift Academy

Exclusively for Occupational Therapists and Healthcare Professionals – Discover our Stairlift Academy.

Our Stairlift Academy is THE learning hub designed to increase your expertise, from precise client measurements, to evaluating home and mobility needs, we fully equip you to recommend the safest lifting solutions.

Founded by our accomplished directors at 1st Choice Stairlifts, boasting over 60 years of industry experience, the Stairlift Academy is a testament to their commitment to both customer care and continued education.

Originally born from an overwhelming demand for their in-person seminars, the Stairlift Academy now brings this wealth of knowledge online, providing instant access to our updated content, along with the ability to learn at your own pace.

Our aim was to create a learning platform that combines both seminars and resources that would help you to recommend the best lifting solution for your client. On the Stairlift Academy portal, you can find our Stairlift Assessment Seminar, a free CPD course for healthcare professionals. You can also find case studies and blogs where we discuss particularly unique instances and explain the challenges we overcame in order to fit a lift in someone’s home.

Join the FREE Stairlift Academy to both boost your expertise and help transform the lives of your client’s.

Start learning today!

FREE Stairlift Assessment Seminars

Do you want the opportunity to get hands on, learn from our experts, & network for FREE?

Attend one of our FREE in-person Stairlift Assessment Seminars!

Here’s why:

Learn about the intricacies of stairlift assessments. From staircase and client evaluations to the nuances of straight and curved stairlifts, their key features, and innovative alternatives.

Immerse yourself in our state-of-the-art showroom. Where live demonstrations of our stairlifts, home lifts, and step lifts, allow you to see first-hand their exceptional features and functionality.

Engage with our team of experienced experts, who are ready to share in-depth insights, and address any questions or queries you have, ensuring you leave with a wealth of relevant information.

By attending, you not only enhance your professional development with a CPD certificate, but also access valuable networking opportunities with fellow Occupational Therapists and local authority contacts.

What's more, this invaluable experience comes to you completely FREE of charge.

Seize this opportunity to stay informed about the latest industry updates, connect with like-minded professionals, and acquire practical skills that will immediately improve your client recommendations.

Very informative! It has made my understanding of lifts a lot better and will enable me to visualise the work that’s needed.

Contract Manager - Bristol

Really informative, I will definitely recommend! Absolutely great pace and well delivered, the training was interactive and the right amount of information.

Occupational Therapist Assistant - Bristol

Excellent, very clear presentation! Good presentation videos, nice pace and very informative. Very friendly and approachable team, thank you!

Occupational Therapist - Bristol

Great day! Very informative and provided everything Occupational Therapists need to know. Very clear and useful information around the new stairlift changes.

Occupational Therapist Assistant - Bath

Very informative, interactive, and helpful. Lovely to expand my knowledge on through-floor lifts and new stairlifts.

Occupational Therapy Aide - Chippenham

Excellent! I learnt so much, especially about curved, and outdoor lifts. A fantastic and informative day, great factual presentation, and opportunity to try the stairlifts in your fabulous showroom!

Occupational Therapist - Bristol

Really useful and interesting, thank you! Great to see the stairlifts in action, everyone at 1st Choice Stairlifts was very friendly and enthusiastic.

Occupational Therapy Aide - Bath

Very informative and interesting! Thank you for the great opportunity to network and discuss shared issues. I will definitely share my experience with the rest of my team!

Occupational Therapist – Chippenham


Who do we work with?

We're trusted by a range of clients, from private individuals to local authorities, home improvement agencies, and housing associations across our coverage area.

Working alongside occupational therapists, housing surveyors, grants officers, caseworkers, and private practice occupational therapists, we personalise lift solutions from our wide range to meet your client's specific needs.

Plus, enjoy complimentary access to the Stairlift Academy, adding extra value to our partnership.

Trust us to deliver the right solutions for your clients with our proven expertise and reliability.

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What we can offer you

Put your clients first and join us for a joint visit where we assess your client's needs, and provide competitive quotations for private, grant, or funded adaptations.

Our qualified "Trusted Product Advisors" are ready to recommend solutions and visit your clients independently.

Experience our products first-hand by booking a free showroom assessment and explore our range of lift solutions, from stairlifts to through-floor lifts, step lifts, and incline platform lifts.

Our commitment is to deliver personalised lift solutions for every customer, regardless of any health conditions or staircase complexity.

Trust us to guide your clients every step of the way, from the initial survey to the complete installation and beyond by benefiting from our routine servicing, repairs, and parts when needed.

Explore our outstanding service and aftercare through our verified 5-star reviews on Which? Trusted Trader.

If you’re ready to improve your client’s independence and help them stay in their beloved home with one of our lift solutions, whether that be new, reconditioned, or rental, call us on 01249 814528 or contact us at [email protected]

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