Equipment return

CDHB asks for the return of unused hospital equipment. ​The Canterbury District Health Board asks for the return of overdue hospital equipment, to ensure its hospitals are well-stocked. Every year thousands of patients are loaned equipment to assist them to recover at home but sometimes people forget to return the item by its due date. … Continued

Rug grip at Carpet Court

Rug grip available through Carpet Court stores. Avoid falls by using the backing available through their stores. 309 Cashel Street – 366 9604 237 Blenheim Road – 349 9485 460 Moorhouse Ave – 379 2500

Enable New Zealand

Enable New Zealand is a multi-service organisation working to assist disabled people and their families/whanau/hapu, employers, health professionals and disability support organisations. Enable Information can put you in touch with a range of disability and rehabilitation support organisations and service providers. They can give you the contact details for your local Needs Assessment and Service … Continued

Canterbury Dist Health Board – Mobility Services

Wheelchairs and Walking Frames are supplied on a short term basis. Arranged by Physiotherapists, for patients who are, or have been, patients at Christchurch Hospital, Princess Margaret Hospital and Burwood Hospital. Long term use of wheelchairs is available (with a Doctor’s referral) through the Community Therapy Services, 337 7961. Walking sticks are available for short … Continued

Aspire Canterbury

Aspire Canterbury provides support and resources for independent living. They provide advice and contact information to assist disabled and older people and those who support them. Aspire Canterbury Mobile is a free service to the community and takes information and products for easier living out into the greater Canterbury area. The mobile unit attends EXPOs … Continued

Invacare NZ Ltd

For those wanting to care for someone at home or provide specialist equipment for someone in care. Therapeutic Support surfaces – Beds and pressure care equipment including matresses. Respiratory Therapy – Oxygen concentrators, personal home oxygen supply including compact portable models. Independent Living equipment – bathing and showering aids, grab rails, shower commode chairs, transfer … Continued

Melrose Kiwi Concept Chairs

Melrose Wheelchairs is a Wheelchair manufacturing company that build custom, made to measure Wheelchairs for long term Wheelchair users (ie paraplegics, amputees).  They also build Sports Wheelchairs, particularly Wheelchairs for Rugby, Tennis and Basketball.   The Sawyers Arms Road shop also imports wheelchairs, walkers, shower seating and wheelchair accessories. A wide range of mobility products … Continued

Lincoln & Districts’ Community Care Assoc Inc

Provide support and information to Lincoln Community and Districts. Open from 9am to 3pm weekdays. www.lincolncomcare.co.nz Services and Activities: 60 Plus exercise group (twice a week) Meals on Wheels Service Resource Library, Budgeting and Counselling Service International Women’s Group Advice on accessing health services Info about Social & Welfare services Hire: wheelchairs, crutches etc – … Continued

Therapy Professionals Limited

This organisation has a motivated team of expert therapists, carefully selected to provide a fully integrated service to people with disabilities and their carers. A range of therapists: Physio, Speech Language, Music, Occupational Therapists, Dietitians and Therapy assistants. Therapy Professionals works with: -the elderly -children with special needs -people with head injuries -those with physical … Continued

Amberley Community Care

Serves the area around Amberley and Leithfield. Key focus of Amberley Community Care is the provision of support for the elderly to enable them to stay in their home. We offer transport to hospital appointments, meals on wheels, and some medical equipment such as lazy boys, wheelchairs, electric beds, walkers.

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