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

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

Wheelchair Services

Supply and service new and used Mobility equipment. Have available manual and powered scooters, reverse alarms, wheelchairs, walkers, commodes, custom seating, upholstery covers, customised equipment, spare batteries.Wheelchair and scooter tyres; Post-operative rental equipment for hip/knee replacements eg shower stools, toilet lifters, shower commode (custom built).Sell wheel chair carriers. Walkers hire $25 week. Wheelchair hire $15 … Continued

Botanic Gardens

Email: christchurchbotanicgardens@ccc.govt.nz The gardens contain over 10,000 exotic and indigenous plants displayed in a landscaped setting of approximately 21 hectares, offering the visitor spectacular displays for all seasons of the year. The grounds are open daily from 7am to 1 hour before sunset. The Information Centre, adjacent to the Armagh Street car park, is open … Continued

Nurse Maude Hire Equipment & Sales

The Shop at Nurse Maude has a range of ability aid products designed to support people in and around their homes when extra assistance is required and also specialises in a wide range of continence products. Items for hire or purchase include:- * Bath boards, bath/shower stools * Wheelchairs, walking frames and crutches * Bed … Continued

Burwood Hospital Hospital Occupational Therapy

Have a community team and an in-patient team. A referral by G.P., District Nurse, Field Officer or Specialist is generally required. Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Dietician, Seating, Wheelchair and Speech Therapy are offered in a home environment by the community team. Assessment, treatment, housing alterations and provision of equipment, rails, wheelchairs, etc. if clients needs meet … Continued

Aspire Canterbury – formerly Disabled Persons Centre Trust

Provides office rental, equipment hire, room and hall hire. Wheelchair hire. Administers the Disability Information Service and the Total Mobility Scheme (taxi vouchers). The Centre is home to the following organisations: Disability Information Service, 366 6189 Alzheimers Society Canterbury, 379 2590 Multiple Sclerosis & Parkinsonism Society Canterbury Inc 366 2857 Muscular Dystrophy 377 3091 NZ … Continued

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