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Children's Buggies (basic or with corrective seating)

In what circumstances would this equipment be provided?
To address long term mobility needs.

Where is this equipment used?

Home, school, community and respite, as appropriate according to assessment recommendations.     

Who does this equipment belong to?

Wolverhampton Wheelchair Service.

Typical Lifespan of equipment

Variable according to need.

Who recycles this equipment? How is it recycled? What is the process used?

Our engineer inspects any returned equipment and our approved repair service will return it to a suitable standard for re-issue.

Is regular maintenance required?


Who is responsible for maintenance of equipment?

Wolverhampton Wheelchair Service.

How is maintenance undertaken?

Reported to approved repair service.

Is regular cleaning required?


Who is responsible for cleaning of equipment?

The user or their carers.

How is cleaning undertaken?

According to manufacturers instructions

How often should the equipment be reviewed?

Needs based, dependent upon user/carer or other professional requesting review.

Who should review the equipment?

Wolverhampton Wheelchair Service.

Are regular reviews and maintenance undertaken?

Reviews are provided as required and our users are able to request this directly.

What happens when the equipment is no longer suitable or required?

User can contact Wolverhampton Wheelchair service for collection if no longer required. Alternatively they can request a review.

Is insurance required?

Not essential but recommended for powered equipment users.

Who to contact

01902 444042
Wolverhampton Wheelchair Service

Where to go

Wolverhampton Wheelchair Service
The Maltings
Herbert Street
West Midlands

Our venue has:

  • Free car parking
  • Level access
  • Disabled toilets

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Monday-Thursday 8:30am-4:30pm.
Session Information
Friday 8:30am-4:00pm

Other Details


Equipment is funded from NHS Budgets.


Age Ranges
All ages
Referral required
Referral Details

Who can make referrals for assessment for equiment?

Initial referral must always come from a qualified health professional. Once known to the service, self referral.

How is assessment accessed?

Referral to Wolverhampton Wheelchair service.

How is need assessed?

All users receive an assessment by a member (or members) of the Wheelchair service team and equipment is prescribed according to need.

How long will the assessment take and when will be the equipment be provided?

Variable according to complexity but we aim to complete the episode within 18 weeks of referral being received by the service.

Will equipment be provided new or recycled?

Both but recycled wherever possible.

How is equipment provided?

Handover by a member of the Wheelchair Service team in clinic, home, school or other service accessed by the user.

Is demonstration or training required prior to use?


Record Last Updated on: 23/03/2023

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