What we do:
Walsall Wheelchair Service
Provision of long term wheelchairs for adults and children, following referral by GP or health professional and subsequent assessment by the Wheelchair Service Team.
General Stores - Delivery and collection of equipment to aid independent living, prevent admission to bed based services and facilitate discharge from bed based services. Equipment provided includes daily living aids, toileting, bathing, walking and manual handling, following assessment and receipt of a request from health or social care prescribers.
Medical Loans – delivery and collection of profiling beds, profile bed accessories and pressure relief equipment following assessment by nursing staff and receipt of a completed equipment request form.
All equipment is provided on a free loan basis and will be collected when no longer required.
Equipment collected is decontaminated, recycled and put back into stock if suitable.
Delivery and fitting of minor aids at patients home addresses, ie grab rails, second stair rails, ramps, half steps following assessment and referral from health or social care prescribers.