When we are unable to help

We can only provide our custom-made equipment service when the item you are looking for is not available for you to purchase.

If we are unable to help you with our bespoke service, we will always do our best to signpost you to the most relevant resources.

Commercially available equipment:

livingmadeeasy.org.uk contains over 11,000 daily living products from 950 suppliers. Also contains factsheets and information pages written by healthcare professionals. Maintained by the Disabled Living Foundation (DLF).

independentliving.co.uk provides impartial information about products and services to help with mobility and independence.

ridc.org.uk provide consumer information written by and for disabled people. Originally founded by Which? they give independent advice on choosing the right accessibility products and services.

healthcarepro.co.uk are the official supplier to the NHS and makes over 3,500 disability products.

enable-access.com claim to be able to ramp any entrance or threshold and will build bespoke if nothing in their catalogue is suitable.

drivingmobility.org.uk offer advice and assessment to disabled drivers and passengers (including children) through their network of centres. Affiliated with Motability and the Department for Transport.

toughfurniture.com provide furniture (including TV protection) for people with challenging behaviour. Bespoke design and build service available.

adapt-it.co.uk specialise in adapting computers to suit individual disabled people.

abilitynet.org.uksupports people of any age, living with any disability or impairment to use technology to achieve their goals.

kenhall.co.uk and reedmedical.co.ukboth supply made-to-measure footwear.

Able2Wear.co.uk provide adaptive clothing,including bespoke options.

theablelabel.com offer stylish adaptive clothing, including jewellery and office wear.

activehands.com provide a range of gripping aids for people with limited hand function

findmyhia.org.uk local Home Improvement Agencies can help disabled people with minor adaptations and ‘odd jobs

dressability.org.uk provide a similar service to Remap, but for clothing

ETAC.com provide a range of equipment in the areas of paediatrics, pressure care, patient handling, wheelchairs and bathroom aids

specialeffect.org.uk specialises in creating ways that allow people to control video games to the best of their abilities

sensesensory.co.uk specialises in bespoke safety padding

activehands.com Products for reduced hand function

Help with purchasing commercial equipment:

is a searchable database of grants which make awards to individuals

disability-grants.org is an index of grants for disabled people

specialeffect.org.uk is a charity for disabled gamers. They offer equipment loans and help source funding.

thesequaltrust.org.uk offer advice and funding for communication equipment (AAC)

wheelsforwellbeing.org.uk the charity for disabled cyclists offers advice to disabled people wishing to buy an adapted bike.

thehydrationfoundation.org offer free hands-free drinking equipment to anyone who needs one. Equipment may also be available for short or long-term hire.

My AFK provides funding for mobility equipment not available on the NHS to disabled children and young people up to age 25 across the UK.

Family Fund helps families across the UK who are raising a disabled or seriously ill child or young person aged 17 or under. They ask for evidence of benefits in their application.

Variety the Children’s Charity considers requests for funding for specialist equipment which will be of clear direct benefit to a child or children up to the age of 18 with a disability/disabilities and/or with special needs.

Children Today helps children and young people with disabilities up to the age of 25 years old across the UK by providing grants for specialised equipment.

Newlife the Charity for Disabled Children provides funding for essential community equipment across the UK for disabled children under the age of 19. Grants towards specialist seating, wheelchairs, beds, and communication aids.

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