Moving & Handling Service

specialist moving & handling

What does it do?

The Moving & Handling Service is a clinically-led service which aims to meet the moving and handling needs of people, providing specialist support and help to people in Telford and Wrekin.

The Moving and Handling Service provides specific, clinically-led advice to patients, carers and health care professionals on moving and handling issues. This includes clinical assessments and re-assessments as required and as medical conditions change. The team also demonstrates how specialist or prescribed equipments works.

A clinical advisor is available to give specialist advice on equipment supporting the patient and healthcare professionals.
There is a moving & handling advisor available for specialist advice for Telford patients and healthcare professionals.

Who it is for?

The Moving & Handling team normally see people with a long-term disability, including neurological trauma (head injuries), spinal injuries, elderly and frail people, children born with a congenital conditions.

Where it is available?

Local service (Telford & Wrekin).

How to access or apply for it:

See contact details above

What to expect then:

The Moving and Handling team does not provide ceiling track hoists or specialist social care equipment.

Existing moving & handling patients can contact the service directly for help, advice and support, there is no need for a further referral for to be completed by a health care professional.


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