Equipz is the name we give to Disabled Living’s services which relate to the provision of information and advice about equipment and services.
Who are Equipz?
Our team comprises occupational therapists, moving and handling specialists, physiotherapists, nurses, continence specialists and knowledgeable information coordinators. They respond to enquiries throughout the UK via our helpline and website, with some people opting to make an appointment to visit the Disabled Living Centre for a free equipment assessment.
Who is the Equipz Service for?
Members of the public either via the helpline or by accessing one of our other services.
Professional Health care workers can access our services to complement their own knowledge and work.
What Services are Available?
- Access audits
- Free Occupational Therapy assessments in our showroom by appointment only
- Private Occupational Therapy assessments
- Moving and Handling Risk assessments
- Access to the equipment showroom at the Disabled Living Centre
What Equipment Advice is Available?
- Chairs, beds, stair lifts, hoists
- Wheelchairs and scooters
- Kitchen and bathing equipment
- Wide range of resources and literature
- Assessments, report writing and consultancy work
- Working nationally to develop policies and guidelines
- Signposting to other organisations
Where can this Information be Found?
Why get involved?
Accessing Disabled Living’s resources offers clients the information they require to make informed choices when purchasing equipment. Our free assessments at the Disabled Living Centre provide people the opportunity to try before they buy, ensuring they do not make unnecessary and costly purchases.
Our Training department offers a range of relevant courses delivered in house or bespoke to your organisation or specific situation.