Equipment and adaptations to help

Equipment and adaptations to help

There are many ways equipment can help. There is equipment for people who have problems with walking and getting around, people with sensory impairments, as well as equipment to help around the home. 

If you have difficulty walking or are concerned about falling then physiotherapy, special exercises or a falls prevention service may help. Walking sticks and frames can also be helpful. Services such as St John's Therapy Centre can provide this sort of support, and your GP can refer you to a wheelchair service if required.

You may be able to get small items of equipment prescribed to help you within the home, as part of the Transforming Community Equipment Services scheme. Many of the 'accredited retailers' that provide equipment as part of the scheme are local pharmacies, and you can also simply buy equipment from these accredited retailers.

If you are eligible, you may be able to get support from the council's occupational therapy service for larger equipment or adaptations in your home.

Find out All about the scheme and how it works

care and support

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  • AT Guide

    Disabled Living foundation, Unit 1, 34 Chatfield Road, London, SW11 3SE

    Telephone: 020 7289 6111

    Description: The AT Guide is a website that provides information and advice about how technology can help people to live well with dementia.

  • Community Neuro Team

    St John's Therapy Centre, 162 St John's Hill, London, SW11 1SW

    Telephone: 020 8812 4060

    Description: The Community Neuro Team offers co-ordinated services to people with a neurological diagnosis, such as stroke, brain injury, Multiple Sclerosis, Motor Neurone Disease, Cerebral Palsy, Parkinson's disease, and others.

  • Disabled Living Foundation (DLF)

    Disabled Living Foundation, Unit 1, 34 Chatfield Road, Wandsworth London, SW11 3SE

    Telephone: 020 7289 6111, 9am - 5pm, Monday - Friday

    Description: The Disabled Living Foundation provides impartial and free advice, information and training about daily living aids, mobility products and other equipment.