Equipment For Independent Living

Type of service:
Finance And Funding
Address:
Equipment for Independent Living, Mrs Janet Hillman, Honorary Secretary, London, W12 9ND
Service description:
Equipment for Independent Living helps people who have disabilities who are aged over 16 and living in the UK. They give one-off grants towards disability equipment enabling people to obtain mobility, independence and earning power.

Applicants must be referred in the first instance by a professional person involved with their welfare, for example, a social worker, occupational therapist or specialist nurse. The professional person should write to the Honorary Secretary describing the applicant’s circumstances and saying what equipment is needed and why. If appropriate, a full application form will then be sent out.

Applications can be submitted at any time and are considered in January, April, July and October.
Cost:
Free
Age range:
16 years - 99 years
Languages:
English
Eligibility criteria:
  • Age
  • Disability
Referral route:
  • Professional Referral
  • Referral By General Practitioner (GP)
  • Referral By Health Professional
Quality rated:
Unknown
Last updated on:
24/04/2017