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Exeter Mobility Centre - Wheelchairs and Special Seating

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What we do

Wheelchair Service Staff 

Accessing the Service

Maintenance & Repairs

Accreditation for Referrers

Wheelchair User Involvement Group

 

Please Note: As of the 1 June 2016 the Exeter Mobility Centre have contracted a new Approved Repairer to serve patients who have been issued with an NHS wheelchair within Devon and Torbay. The new contractor is called Invacare Repair and Maintenance, who have a great deal of experience in this field. They can be contacted on free phone (0800) 069 6216 or by email at devonrepairs@invacare.com. Many of the technicians who worked for our previous Approved Repairer will now work for Invacare, so in many cases users will continue to see a familiar face.

 

What we do

The Wheelchair Service assesses you for provision of:

The provision of equipment is subject to the eligibility criteria agreed with the Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCG).

 

Wheelchair Service Staff 

Our multidisciplinary team consists of:

Accessing the Service

Who can use the service?

People of all ages with a permanent disability, affecting their ability to walk, who are registered with a General Practitioner within an agreed CCG and need a wheelchair for a minimum of 4 times per week for at least 6 months.

 

The criteria above does not include the following:

Who can refer to the service?

What happens after referral?

What happens at the assessment?

How to contact us:

You can contact the wheelchair service using the following methods:

Please note, in times of high demand you may reach an answerphone message. We will however endeavour to call you back within 24 hours during working times.

 

Maintenance & Repairs

Our approved repairer delivers, repairs and collects equipment issued by the Wheelchair Service.

 

In order to maximise resources and keep waiting times to a minimum, a lot of equipment returned to the service is reconditioned to a high standard.

Accreditation for Referrers

We run annual accreditation courses for therapists. They are recommended to attend an update course every three years.

 

Please contact the wheelchair service on 01392 547400 to book a place on the course.

 

Referral Forms