If you need a wheelchair, walking stick or walking frame, your NHS doctor, nurse or therapist can refer you for a loan. This is done through the Surrey Wheelchair Service.
The Red Cross also loan wheelchairs and toileting aids on a weekly basis.
You can also find local organisations that loan equipment on Surrey Information Point.
Mobility scooters and wheelchairs for shopping
ShopMobility UK is a nationwide network of centres which hire out mobility equipment to the public. These include mobility scooters, powerchairs and wheelchairs. They are low cost and sometimes free.
Buy wheelchairs or walking aids
If you would like to buy your own wheelchair or other equipment, try these websites:
- Disability Equipment Service: a national website dedicated to the buying and selling of new and used disability equipment
- Manage at Home - MedEquip retail store: sells home care products such as mobility aids and disability equipment
- Complete Care Shop
You can also search online and buy from a wide range of local retailers.