How to Get Equipment for Disability

How to Get Equipment for Disability

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This 3rd edition provides the key to the vast system of the provision of equipment for disability. Updated and revised, the book offers comprehensive explanation of recent changes that have occurred in the system, together with an examination of issues and proposals currently under discussion, and assessments of how these affect the provision of equipment. It covers local practice in England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, using relevant examples. As with previous editions, features include flow charts in each section of the book, showing how the system of provision works. The book is fully indexed, and contains a greater number of equipment entries.
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  • Paperback | 656 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 38.1mm | 997.9g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Subsequent
  • 1853021903
  • 9781853021909

Table of contents

Daily living equipment; home adaptations; home nursing equipment; medical equipment in general; wheelchairs; cars; walking aids; footwear; orthotic appliances; prostheses 1 - artificial limbs; protheses 2 - breast, hair (wig) and eye protheses; communication equipment; equipment for people with hearing impairment; equipment for people with visual impairment; environmental controls; equipment for the management of incontinence; equipment for stoma care; equipment for renal dialysis; equipment for people with diabetes; respiratory equipment; pain and other treatment equipment; dental equipment; residential home equipment provision; private nursing home equipment provision; equipment for children (other than educational); equipment for educational need; equipment for employment; special (rehabilitation) services; charges for equipment; product liability, standards and cleaning; social fund and independent living fund; assessment of need - complaints procedures.
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