How to Get Equipment for Disability
This handbook is a guide to the complex system of provision for people with disabilities. It is a reference source for anyone prescribing, advising or choosing from the vast range of equipment now available. Written under the auspices of the Disabled Living Foundation and the Nuffield Provincial Hospitals Trust, "How to Get Equipment for Disability" provides information on what type of equipment is available, who prescribes it, what professionals are involved, the referral procedure, supply and delivery and maintenance and follow-up. All sections deal with regulations, legislation, circulars, White Papers and government reports in England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. The guide includes a comprehensive directory of manufacturers and suppliers.
- Paperback | 504 pages
- 134 x 210mm
- 15 Sep 1990
- JESSICA KINGSLEY PUBLISHERS
- London, United Kingdom
Table of contents
Daily living; housing adaptations; home nursing equipment; mobility equipment - wheelchairs, walking aids, vehicle scheme; footwear; orthotic equipment; prosthetic applicances; incontinence appliances; dental appliances; optical appliances; oxgen/respiratory equipment; renal dialysis equipment; diabetic equipment; hearing aids; stoma appliances; communication aids; residential home provision; private nursing home provision; medical equipment provision; educational provision of equipment; employment provision; directory of manufacturers and suppliers.