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Betterlife Healthcare

Betterlifehealthcare.com supplies over a thousand mobility and healthcare products and disability aids. Our range includes mobility scooters, wheelchairs, stairlifts, bath lifts, walking aids, toiletry and bathing, kitchen and household aids.

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Jolliman

Comfortable and reasonably priced Gents clothing with Online Shopping.

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Age UK - Products

The Age UK group offers a wide range of products and services designed with the needs of the over-50s in mind. These include aids for the home.

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Age UK - Ways to make tasks easier around the home

As you get older you may find it harder to manage in your home. However, you may be able to stay in your home for longer if it is adapted to meet your needs.

This guide looks at the adaptations and equipment that are available and explains how to obtain them. It also suggests small practical steps that can make a difference to your quality of life.

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British Red Cross

  • First Aid training
  • Fire victim support
  • First aid at events
  • Home from hospital
  • International tracing and message services
  • Medical loan
  • Shops
  • Skin camouflage
  • Therapeutic care
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Community Centre Point, Kirkby-in-Ashfield

A local community advice centre offering wheelchair hire, flower group, toddlers group, coffee bar, luncheon club, travel club, room hire and photocopying.  The Friendship Club is for elderly and housebound people and meets fortnightly on Thursday (March-December), 2.00pm-4.00pm, with a £1 charge for refreshments.  The Open Hands group is for people over 50 years of age and meets fortnightly on Thursday, 1.30pm-3/30pm, with a £1.50 charge for refreshments.  Transport is available free in a wheelchair-accessible minibus, from the local area including Kirkby, Annesley and Nuncargate.  The Centre is open Monday-Friday, 9.00am-4.00pm.

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Jeff's Clothes Show

We are a family run clothing company established for the past 30 years.  We have an excellent reputation and can provide references on request.  We supply Residential Homes, Nursing Homes, Day Centres, Sheltered Accommodation and individuals with clothing.  We cover the South East and Greater London with a personal service, the mail order service is covered nationally.  All our clothes carry a full money back guarantee and is machine washable.  All our clothes are reasonably priced and are affordable.  We also carry an economy range of clothing.  We can provide a price list on request.  Clothes Shows are by appointment only. If you wish to order online please visit our Website at: www.jeffsclothesshow.co.uk.  You can email us on: info@jeffsclothesshow.co.uk or Telephone us on: 0208 953 0008.

We look forward to hearing from you.

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Adaptawear

Our adaptive clothing is designed to accommodate for easier dressing for the elderly and disabled. But don't take our word for it! Come and have a look for yourself!

At Adaptawear we have spent years perfecting clothing for the disabled and elderly.

Our disabled clothing is not just any disabled clothing...... our clothes are made with the best quality fabrics and most innovative fastenings to provide you with the most stylish, comfortable adaptive clothing you will ever wear.

Our front fastening magnetic bra on the other hand has empowered women across the country. Take our magnetic shirt or open back nightie-Simple yet 100% effective.

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Able 2 Wear

Wheelchair and adaptive clothing for all ages, trousers specially cut to be worn sitting, trousers for people who have difficulty in managing zips and fastenings or with the use of only one arm.  Products for people with swollen feet and legs, waterproofs and fleeces for child wheelchair users and accessories including pushing gloves.

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Simplantex

Simplantex are the leading suppliers of all weather wear and accessories for wheelchair and scooter users, keeping you warm, dry and comfortable whatever the weather.

Simplantex also offer a specialist range of home comforts and bedroom supports, known as the Solutions range.

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Chums Ltd

Traditional clothing, underwear & shoes for men & ladies plus range of personal hygiene, mobility and lifestyle products.

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Shops That Sell Disability Equipment

  • B & B Mobility Specialists, 24-26 Station Road, Sandiacre, Nottingham, NG10 5BG, Tel: 0115 939 3993
  • Care Matters Mobility Retford Ltd, Unit 2, 46 Bridgegate, Retford, Nottinghamshire, DN22 7UZ, Tel: 01777 708595
  • Care Matters Mobility (MW) Ltd, 74 High Street, Mansfield Woodhouse, Nottinghamshire, NG19 8BD, Tel: 01623 65966
  • Care Matters Mobility Newark Ltd, Unit D Slaughter House Lane, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG24 1ER, Tel: 01636 673393
  • Care Matters Mobility (Kirkby) Ltd, 26-28 Kingsway, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, NG17 7BD, Tel: 01623 754955
  • East Midlands Mobility Centre, 78 Derby Road, Long Eaton, Nottingham, NG10 4LB, Tel: 0115 946 9091
  • Eco Scooters, 24-26 Ryton Street, Worksop, Nottinghamshire, S80 2AU, Tel: 01909 476500
  • Eco Scooters, Unit 8 Bridgegate Centre, Retford, Nottinghamshire, DN22 7UX, Tel: 0800 169 6970 or 07809 830646
  • Eco Scooters, 24 Church Street, Gainsborough, South Yorkshire, DN21 2JJ, Tel: 01427 677555
  • Getback Supplies, Unit 1, 583 Mansfield Road, Sherwood, Nottingham, NG5 2JN, Tel: 0115 912 1507
  • Glasshouse Chemist, 42-44 Glasshouse Street, Nottingham, NG1 3LW, Tel: 0115 948 0658
  • Healthcare Services Ltd, Unit 1 Meadowbank Court, Meadowbank Way, Eastwood, Nottingham, NG16 3SL, Tel: 01773 713 713
  • Home Mobility, 36 Station Street, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, NG17 7AS, Tel: 01623 758336
  • Mansfield Mobility Scooter Centre, 44 Ellesmere Road, Forest Town, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG19 0EQ, Tel: 01623 627565
  • M N Singh Pharmacy, 77 High Street, Arnold, Nottingham, NG5 7DJ, Tel: 0115 926 2208
  • Mobility Buddy, Unit 4, Securiparc, Wimsey Way, Somercotes, Alfreton, Derbyshire, DE55 4HG, Tel: 01773 602641
  • Mr Mobility (UK), Japanese Water Gardens, 251 Toton Lane, Stapleford, Nottingham, NG9 7JA, Tel: 0800 634 3316 or 0800 970 4813
  • Osteopoise Healthcare Ltd, 6 Moorbridge Court, Moorbridge Road East, Bingham, Nottingham, NG13 8GG, Tel: 01949 831 444
  • Parkgate Mobility, 182-184 Chesterfield Road North, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG19 7JD, Tel: 01623 629608
  • Pro-Tec Mobility, 39 Wollaton Road, Beeston, Nottingham, NG9 2NG, Tel: 0115 943 6003
  • Pro-Tec Mobility, 38 Cartergate, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG24 1UB, Tel: 01636 643738
  • Scootermania, 728 Mansfield Road, Woodthorpe, Nottingham, NG5 3FW, Tel: 0115 962 3229
  • The Mobility Centre, 5 Papplewick Lane, Hucknall, Nottingham, NG15 7TN, Tel: 0115 964 0222

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  • Homecraft (Making Life Easier), Nunn Brook Road, Huthwaite, Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, NG17 2HU, Tel: 08444 124330
  • Promedics Limited (Able2), Moorgate Street, Blackburn, BB2 4PB, Tel: 01254 619000
  • SmitCare, 14 Camberley Business Centre, Bracebridge, Camberley, Surrey, GU15 3DP, Tel: 01276 677888
  • Nottingham Rehab Supplies (Ways & Means), Clinitron house, Excelsior Road, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire, LE65 1JG, Tel: 0845 120 4522
  • Care Shop, Millfield Industrial Estate, Millfield, Chard, Somerset, TA20 2BB, Tel: 01460 261664

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Supply of Equipment in Our Local Area

  • ICES (Integrated Community Equipment Service, Middleton Court, Glaisdale Parkway, Bilborough, Nottingham, NG8 4GP, Tel: 0845 127 2911
  • Social Services
  • Social Services Departments - Occupational Therapy, Tel: 08449 808080
  • Health Service Hospital and Community
  • Nottingham Wheelchair Services,. Tel: 0115 969 1169 ext 56256
  • Equipment for Visual Impairment, Tel: 08449 808080
  • Equipment for Hearing Impairment, Tel: 08449 808080 or Minicom 01623 434993
  • Nottingham Continence Advisory Service, Tel: 0115 948 5511
  • Promocon, Manchester (for continence products), Tel: 0161 834 2001
  • Nottingham Disability Employment Advisor (for specialist equipment for work), Tel: 0845 6060 234
  • Red Cross, Tel: 0115 852 8029
  • REMAP, Tel: 0115 914 3537

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Occupational Therapy

The Occupational Therapy Service can provide you with advice, equipment and adaptations to help you live independently in your own home.

Occupational therapists visit you at home to look at the practical difficulties you are having and work in partnership with you to assess your needs.

Your Occupational Therapy Service can help you if you live in the county of Nottinghamshire and have:

  • a permanent and substantial impairment and have considerable difficulty with everyday tasks
  • are having difficulty caring for someone with an impairment
  • are a parent of a child with a permanent and substantial impairment

We do not provide equipment for temporary conditions such as a hip replacement. Short term needs are the responsibility of the NHS.

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Nottinghamshire County Council - Everyday Living Equipment

This scheme can provide you with certain items of equipment free of charge that make everyday tasks easier.  These items are raised toilet seats, toilet frames, raised toilet seat with frame, and perching stools.

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Remap

Charity with a national network of volunteers who can make unique pieces of equipment to help people with disabilities where no ready made solution can be obtained.

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Mobilise

Mobilise is a UK charity that promotes mobility for disabled people. We represent the interests of disabled drivers, passengers, scooter & wheelchair users, as well as their friends, families and carers. By leading in the fight to improve mobility and access Mobilise seeks to promote a better way of life for all disabled people irrespective of age, gender or race; and to end discrimination and segregation.

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Welcomemobility

Welcome Mobility features a vast range of mobility aids. We are proud to offer many thousands of disability and living aids including wheelchairs, grab rails, ramps and many more.

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Gowrings Mobility

Our customers are all looking for solutions to their wheelchair mobility needs; wanting to travel more quickly, easily and spontaneously. Many of our customers have been thinking about a disabled vehicle for months, even years, and when they are ready to go ahead, they want a quick and effective solution - and that's our business. Our conversions are always designed around the wheelchair user, with their requirements for safety, comfort and space as top priority in daily use. Our disabled vehicles come complete with a lowered rear floor section, and light-weight ramps to enable easy access for the wheelchair user and their carer.

Online car dealer specialising in adapted vehicles.

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Assist UK

Assist UK leads a UK wide network of locally-situated Disabled Living Centres. Each centre includes a permanent exhibition of products and equipment that provide people with opportunities to see and try products and equipment and get information and advice from professional staff about what might suit them best.

There are over 325 advisors throughout the network who respond to an average million enquiries made each year.

Disabled Living Centres also provide a valuable source of information relating to access, design and equipment for daily living. This can be especially useful to carers, older people and healthcare workers, students and manufacturers.

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