Equipment and Aids for Daily Living

A range of products are provided to support independence and mobility

What does it do?

Age UK West Cumbria provides a range of different disability and mobility equipment. We provide mobility aids, kitchen & bathroom aids as well as items to assist you with personal & home safety, fitness and leisure, dressing and grooming. 
Items such as perching stools, tap turners, jar openers, pill box reminders, shoe horns, baths steps and many more products.

We have wheelchairs for hire.
A free emergency loan service is available from Age UK West Cumbria for the following equipment:
  • Table top cookers
  • Microwave ovens
  • Radiators

We also provide an assessment service. This allows a trained member of staff to assess your exact needs and provide you with advice on any equipment which may benefit you.

Who it is for?

Our equipment has been designed to assist people with limited mobility, medical conditions, dementia or disabilities to maintain independence and maximise comfort and safety.

Where it is available?

Local service (Allerdale, Copeland).

What it costs:

Equipment is available for self-purchase or on a prescription issued by Occupational Therapists or district nurse.

Age UK West Cumbria has wheelchairs for hire. A refundable deposit of £20 is required and the hire costs are £4 per day or £20 per week.


Info last updated:

Old Customs House West Strand, Whitehaven, Cumbria, CA28 7LR