Living Made Easy is brought to you by the DLF, the charity previously known as the Disabled Living Foundation. Since 1969 the DLF has been providing free impartial advice and information on solutions, gadgets, adaptations and aids to make life easier.
Red Cross have some equipment available for short term loan. They will also inform you where equipment is available at resorts for holiday loans. Items available include commodes, walking frames and wheelchairs. Telephone 01629 582171
Derbyshire Association for the Blind have information on aids for living for people who are visually impaired. Telephone 01332 292262
CAMTAD or your local Hearing Aid group will advise on aids for living for people who have hearing difficulties.
British Telecom, Gas and Electricity companies will give information about aids and adaptations to telephones and domestic appliances and large print bills. Free appliance checks are available for some people who have a disability.
GREAT CARE MUST ALWAYS BE EXERCISED WHEN BUYING ANY SECOND HAND EQUIPMENT
Some equipment is made specifically for the user and may not be suitable for others. The needs and abilities of the Carer should always be considered when equipment is purchased.