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how do we get a wheelchair for DH?

(6 Posts)
misdee Sat 26-Feb-05 17:28:06

he needs electric wheelchair now
he cant walk very far at all and cant propell a wheelchair himself because of his heart, and icant push him as i ave the kids. so whats the 1st thing we need to do? is it GP or adult care services? or somewhere else?

sparklymieow Sat 26-Feb-05 17:45:02

GP, ask to be referred to the wheelchair clinic on Hazelmare estate. I have the phone number if you want to phone them and see if you can self-refer

lou33 Sat 26-Feb-05 17:47:41

ask to be refeerred to your wheelchair services

Jimjams Sat 26-Feb-05 23:24:38

I thought I;d replied. Welcome back (quick?). Hope you get something soorted. Doo you have an OT SW?

KatieMac Sat 26-Feb-05 23:29:22

Also Red Cross 'lend' equipment apparently ..... this might be useless info - but it might help?

sallystrawberry Sat 26-Feb-05 23:30:11

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

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