Equipment, Wheelchairs and Changing Places

Disabled Children Social Care has a range of equipment for hire.

Equipment Hire

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There is a small charge per item to cover repairs due to wear and tear, and terms and conditions apply

You can request equipment on the equipment hire form and send as an attachment to aiminghigher@cornwall.gov.uk

Changing Places are multi-purpose changing rooms for people with profound and multiple learning difficulties and their carers. Through extensive funding through Aiming High For Disabled Children - in partnership with Adult Care Support and Environment Services - Cornwall now has 11 Changing Places.

Complete with an electric tracking or mobile hoist, an adjustable changing bench and a centrally-positioned toilet, Changing Places provide adequate space and a safe and clean environment for its users.

The award-winning MERU Bugzi is a powered indoor wheelchair for children aged one to six and offers a unique opportunity for pre-school children with disabilities to experience independent mobility, often for the first time in their lives. Bugzi is available to loan free of charge from Cornwall Mobility