Overview

Who we are

A resident-centric quality service providing wheelchairs and community equipment to the residents of Croydon and partners boroughs. Our service focusses on delivering important healthcare and social priorities, by promoting social inclusion and relieving pressure on acute hospitals.

What we do

We provide equipment such as:

  • wheelchairs
  • profiling beds
  • high back chairs
  • buggies
  • bathing equipment
  • mobility aids
  • community beds
  • toilet aids

Why we are proud of our service

  • we offer an efficient and cost-effective mechanism for supporting independent living
  • we operate a resident-focused service of high quality
  • we ensure the effective management of community equipment resource for Croydon and all partners

Croydon Wheelchair Service

The aim of the wheelchair and posture service is to maximise the mobility and independence and improve the quality of life of service users and their carers, through timely access to appropriate assessment, provision and maintenance of equipment.

Wheelchairs provide a significant gateway to independence, wellbeing and quality of life for thousands of adults and children. They play a substantial role in facilitating social inclusion and improving life chances through work and education.   The service is based within the local community and provide eligible people with manual or powered wheelchairs, following referral by a healthcare professional such as a GP or physiotherapist.     The service does not provide wheelchairs for short-term use (less than 6 months)   The service covers the following elements:

  • assessment, prescription and supply of powered and manual wheelchairs and associated modification service (postural seating accessories)
  • rehabilitation engineering facilities
  • service, repair, reconditioning and delivery, collection

Croydon Community Equipment Service

Address

Croydon Living Independently Centre, 3 Imperial Way, Croydon CR0 4RR , United Kingdom