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Equipment and Adaptations

For information on equipment and home care options to help you stay independent and live at home, click here.

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Disability North – offers a wide range of equipment. You can contact them by: Telephone: 0191 284 0480 or visit:

Home Improvement Service – if you are struggling with accessing your house, bathing or climbing the stairs, adaptations may help. You can hire or buy equipment privately e.g. stairlifts, wheelchair ramp etc, or you may be eligible for partial or full financial help through the Disabled Facilities Grant. For more information ring Onecall 01670 536 400

Telecare and alarm services

Community alarm services, allow you to call for help in an emergency and are available from a number of providers in Northumberland. Northumberland Telecare, a Northumberland County Council service, offers both community alarms and more sophisticated ‘telecare’ sensors, matched to individual needs. For more information about alarms or telecare ring Onecall 01670 536 400

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