Second-hand disability equipment

Scope can accept donations of second-hand disability equipment in good working order that you no longer need:

  • within a 30-mile radius of Milton Keynes, covering Dunstable, Northampton, Bedford and Buckingham. Call free on 0800 011 3005.
  • within a 30-mile radius of Doncaster, covering Sheffield, Leeds and Wakefield. Call free on 0800 121 4670.

We cannot take toileting and bathing items such as hoists that we cannot quality check.

If you are outside our collection areas, here's how to make sure your equipment continues to benefit disabled people.

Selling used disability equipment

Disabled Gear sells unused and unwanted mobility aids and disability equipment. Users sell second-hand wheelchairs, scooters, standing frames, hand bikes, mobility and handling equipment, adapted cars and vans. Tips on selling.

Other places you can sell unwanted equipment include:

Recycling disability equipment

  • Freegle and Freecycle groups match people who have things they want to get rid of with people who can use them. Check out your local groups.
  • Jacob's Well Appeal accepts unwanted ostomy products including pouches and accessories, lotions, powder, sprays, gels and wipes – provided they are unopened.
  • Disabled Equipment Sent Overseas accepts:
    • Crutches
    • Walking sticks
    • Wheelchairs
    • Braille books and magazines
    • Sticks for blind people
    • Other items for visually impaired people
    • Glasses
    • Hearing aids
    • Tools

Buying second-hand disability equipment

Disability Living Foundation provides a factsheet on buying second-hand disability equipment.

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