For Physical Aids and Equipment – Access, Mobility and Practical Help:
Disabled Living Foundation (DLF)
tel: 020 7289 6111
helpline: 0845 130 9177
text phone: 020 7432 8009
DLF are the leading source of information on disability equipment – free, impartial advice about all types of equipment and mobility products
Independent Living Funds
tel: 0845 601 8815
email: [email protected]
The funds were set up as a national resource dedicated to the financial support of disabled people enabling them to choose to live in the community rather than residential care.
Discount Mobility Plus ltd
For scooters, wheelchairs, bathlifts, stairlifts, chairs
Tel: 0808 178 4151
Mobilise – The Disabled Drivers’ Association
Tel: 01508 489449
(representation, information and advice on mobility issues)
Equality and Human Rights Commission
Tel: 0845 604 6610
Search “disability equality” and all you need is there.
Citizens Advice Bureaux
The website gives local offices, opening times and specialist services.
Medic Alert Foundation
Medical identification, cards, bracelets, necklaces etc with information on call for emergency treatment. knowing your chronic problems and what medications you’re on can make a critical difference for any doctor or emergency worker treating you in any situation.
First Aid Training – we always recommend this as part of learning to take care of ourselves and each other:
St John’s Ambulance