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In what circumstances would this equipment be provided?                                 

If standard stock or if it meets scrutiny for special provision.

Where is this equipment used?

Home.

Who does this equipment belong to?

The City of Wolverhampton Council.

Typical Lifespan of equipment

5 - 10 years.

Who recycles this equipment?

CES.

How is it recycled? What is the process used?

Full stores cleaning.

Is regular maintenance required?

Potentially.

Who is responsible for maintenance of equipment?

The City of Wolverhampton Council.

How is maintenance undertaken?

At home if repairs are required and at stores if returned.

Is regular cleaning required?

Yes.

Who is responsible for cleaning of equipment?

Carers.

How is cleaning undertaken?

Damp cloth.

How often should the equipment be reviewed?

Annually.

Who should review the equipment?

Prescriber.

Are regular reviews and maintenance undertaken?

No.

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

Returned to City of Wolverhampton Council.

Is insurance required?

Yes.

Who to contact

Contact Position
Independent Living Service
Telephone
01902 553666 (option 1)
E-mail
ilsott@wolverhampton.gov.uk
Website
ILS

Where to go

Name
Neville Garratt Centre for Independent Living
Address
Bell Street
Wolverhampton
West Midlands
Postcode
WV1 3PR

Other Details

Costs

Details
Equipment is funded by The City of Wolverhampton Council.

Availability

Age Ranges
0 - Adult
Referral required
Yes
Referral Details

Who can make referrals for assessment for equiment?

A physiotherapist or occupational therapist.

How is assessment accessed?

Through ILS, Occupational Therapy or professional referral.

How is need assessed?

Through assessment at home.

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

Equipment will be provided withiin 8 -10 weeks from assessment.

Will equipment be provided new or recycled?

Equipment can be provided new and recycled.

How is equipment provided?

Delived by CWC stores or supplier.

Is demonstration or training required prior to use?

Yes.

Record Last Updated on: 06/02/2020

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