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Disabled Living Foundation

A national charity that provides impartial advice, information on daily living aids

Telephone:
0845 130 9177
Website:
Opening times:
Weekdays 10am - 4pm
Sector:
Public

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The Equality Act 2010 (EA) gives disabled people important rights of access to everyday services. Service providers have an obligation to make reasonable adjustments to premises or to the way they provide a service. Sometimes it just takes minor changes to make a service accessible.
Contact Wandsworth Social Service Access Team 020 8871 7707. Access Team take referrals for Occupational Therapy assessment which is the starting point for getting a whole range of free adaptations.
One of the ways to get a wheelchair is through the National Health Service (NHS) Wheelchair Service. This includes an assessment to make sure your needs are met. Wheelchairs can be manual or powered. You may be able get a wheelchairs from some of these organisations for short-term hire.