Disability Equipment and how to get it

It is aimed at people who may need help to manage more easily or safely around the home, and gives information about ways to access equipment in Scotland

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Your home arthritis

Information about the types of adaptations & equipment that can help people with arthritis to manage daily living in their home

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How do I get a hearing aid

Information about how to get a hearing aid, and the difference between NHS and private hearing aids

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Independent Living Arthritis

Information about who can help, making changes to your home, aids and adaptations, mobility, technology and security, personal assistance, and welfare benefits

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Take Extra Care of Your Hearing

Advice & information about hearing loss, what it means, common signs, diagnosis, causes, communication, and hearing aids

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Getting help at Home Ways to stay independent

As you get older you may start to need some support or assistance at home. This factsheet provides information about the types of help and support services that could be available in your local area to help you stay independent and safe in your own home.

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Keeping Mobile

Looks at how to remain active and mobile, and at the help and advice available. Contents include health and fitness, mobility aids and useful equipment, advice for drivers, getting around without a car and financial help.

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Disability equipment and home adaptations Factsheet 42

This factsheet covers the help you can get from the local authority to manage your daily tasks at home through the provision of specially designed equipment or home adaptations. It should be read in conjunction with Age UK’s other relevant factsheets and information guides including: Age UK’s Factsheet 46, Paying for care and support at […]

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