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The following CPD materials have been assessed and approved by the RIBA.
Arjo UK Ltd -  “Changing Places” for Disabled access
“Changing Places” for Disabled access
Online Learning, by Arjo UK Ltd
Provides clear and concise information on changing places, to raise awareness of the issues that disabled people, their families and carers face on a daily basis when away from home. Also provides an insight into their impact on communities and businesses alike.
Since 1957 Arjo has been driven by a mission to improve the quality of life for people affected by reduced mobility and age-related health challenges. Arjo works closely with key stakeholders across many different healthcare settings. The company specialises in providing solutions for all levels of immobility. For changing places that includes safe patient handling and hygiene solutions.

Approximate viewing duration, reading time or number of pages: 22 slides (20 minutes)
Shaw Contract  - Colour Connect: Colour Forecast
Colour Connect: Colour Forecast
Video, by Shaw Contract
Explores how cultural and societal influences impact the spaces we create through the lens of colour.
Shaw Contract designs and manufactures carpet tile, broadloom and resilient products that give foundation to spaces and support the people within them. With its human-centric, insight-led and optimistic agenda, Shaw Contract prioritises power for positive change.

Approximate viewing duration, reading time or number of pages: 45 minutes
Galvanizers Association - Corrosion Protection of Steel by Hot Dip Galvanizing
Corrosion Protection of Steel by Hot Dip Galvanizing
Online Learning, by Galvanizers Association
A useful guide to hot dip galvanizing steel. Includes practical advice on coating characteristics, performance, design and specification, as well as case study examples.
The Galvanizers Association (GA) represents the hot dip galvanizing industry of the UK and Ireland.
GA publishes a wide range of technical literature and is on-hand to give an immediate answer to all your technical queries about galvanizing. GA was a founder member of the RIBA CPD Providers Network and works closely with the RIBA to provide relevant information for specifiers across all sectors of the construction industry.
INTRAsystems - Entrance Matting Specification and Design Innovation
Entrance Matting Specification and Design Innovation
Article, by INTRAsystems
While performing the essential function of keeping entrances clean and safe, well thought-out entrance barrier matting also has the power to enhance reception design, and even to become a feature in its own right. Discover how to specify the perfect entrance matting system to meet all standards and requirements, without compromising design.
INTRAsystems has been supplying discerning architects with the highest quality entrance matting, architectural grilles and creative ceiling products for 40 years. A family-run business, it manufactures all its products in-house in Hampshire.
INTRAsystems doesn’t believe in a one-size-fits-all solutions. Your designs are unique, so why shouldn’t your materials be? With INTRAsystems you never have to compromise on design.

Approximate viewing duration, reading time or number of pages: five pages (five minutes)
John Cullen Lighting - Five Top Lighting Design Tips
Five Top Lighting Design Tips
Lighting is one of the most powerful design tools. This article offers tips on achieving creative lighting schemes, including how to plan lighting layouts, the importance of layering, how to zone lighting and careful product selection to achieve a successful scheme.
The leading name in discreet lighting, John Cullen offers a complete service for interior and exterior lighting for the residential, superyacht and hospitality markets. John Cullen sells a unique collection of light fittings, designed in-house and manufactured in the UK. With offices in London, Dubai, Paris and Mumbai, it also offers an award-winning lighting design service – to inspire you with light.

Approximate viewing duration, reading time or number of pages: 15 minutes
danfloor UK Ltd - Understanding Infection Control with the use of Carpets
Understanding Infection Control with the use of Carpets
Article, by danfloor UK Ltd
Highlights the results of various studies and research projects to address some of the common misconceptions surrounding the use of carpets within non-clinical healthcare environments, with a focus on infection control and cleaning. In fact, there is seemingly no evidence to suggest that one should avoid the use of carpeting in non-clinical healthcare facilities, including bedrooms in mental health units.
Danfloor UK Ltd is a specialist manufacturer of impervious and non-impervious broadloom carpets and carpet tiles. Contemporary, hardwearing and stylish, its carpet ranges are suited to the healthcare, education, commercial and leisure environments. Danfloor’s use of branded carpet fibres results in improved surface structure, colour and feel, as well as providing many functional benefits.

Approximate viewing duration, reading time or number of pages: five pages (15-20 minutes)