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Lack of basic equipment for NHS since pandemic.

I suppose my title I hope is in the correct catagory. Because of a Blood Disorder I have had to have bloods taken every month before they release my Monthly prescription. This because I YO YO from ...

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What sensory equipment is most beneficial?

Hi everyone, I am a coach, starting SEND sport sessions where a large area of the space will be a 'sensory zone'. For this, I am looking to purchase sensory equipment such as tents/ lights/ weighted ...

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Hi, I'm JoJack! I am supporting a person who has been an electric wheelchair user for over 15 years

I am supporting a person who has been an electric wheelchair user for over 15 years. He has been assessed as no longer needing an electric wheelchair supplied by the NHS. He has been signposted to ...

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Light Bulbs For Light Sensitivity

Any recommendations for the type, wattage, colour, placement etc for light bulbs that are easiest on the eyes now that the nights are pulling in again? I find focussing on screens in artificial light ...

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Hi! Does anyone know an equivalent of buggy boards that children can ride on behind a wheelchair?

Hello I am the mother of 2 grown children who both have a disability. My son who is 37 has been blind from birth and has major learning difficulties, and my daughter who is 35 was diagnosed with ...

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Transferring part-funded access to work equipment to new employer?

Hi all, I am new to the community - one of the helpline advisors suggested this might be the best place to get advice/insight into a very specific challenge I am facing. I am moving jobs and my ...

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Hi, my name is challiss1! My partner is disabled and needs a mobility scooter, but we cant afford it

Hi my partner is disabled and she needs a mobility scooter but we are unable to afford to buy one. Is there any help for this?

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Hi, I'm MamaRudy! I'm looking for an in situ sling suitable for toileting, can anyone help?

Hi I’ve joined up to try and get some quite specific advice from anyone with similar experience! My Son is 26 abs has had a moulded wheelchair seat for about 8 months. It’s fantastic for posture ...

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Interfacing a Monarch Smarti scooter to an existing AutoChair hoist

Many years ago I had a acquired a second hand AutoChair hoist fitted into my car. The local mobility garage gave me a contact that acted on behalf of AutoChair and acquired the fitting adaptors to my ...

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Anybody got experience of applying for a wheelchair? Do they assess you at home? Do you have to pay?

has anybody got experience of applying for a wheelchair? Do they have to assess you at home ? Or is it done remotely? Do you have to pay?

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