Mobility Aids, Equipment and Assistive Technology

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There’s a wide range of mobility aids, assistive technology, goods and equipment available that can support you to live well at home. Whether it’s technology to help you stay connected, or equipment and aids to assist you with everyday tasks so you feel confident and safe, our team and allied health partners can help you find the right solution. 

Our approach is to discuss your needs and goals with you and your family or representative, and explore options to support you. We also work closely with a range of specialists to look at available aged care aids and equipment to support you and help you trial these.

What kinds of equipment and aids are there to help me at home?

In this modern world, the range of assistive goods is extensive. Items commonly help older people living at home with include: mobility aids, scooters and wheelchairs, chairs and beds, therapy aids, personal care aids (such as continence aids). We can also help with home modifications and things like safety rails and ramps. 

There is also a great range of technology that can assist you to live at home, stay connected and also improve your safety. From Google Home and smart TVs, to smart monitoring, safety alarms and care calls and phone reminders.

What does it cost to access equipment, goods and mobility aids?

The cost of mobility aids, equipment and technology to support you to live at home varies. If you are receiving funding through a Home Care Package, these costs can be covered through your Package, depending on your personal budget. 

We can also work with you to explore paying for these goods privately or through your private health insurance.

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Where can I access this service?

Our experienced team can support you to explore and access a range of mobility and assistance aids and technologies at all of our Community Care locations across New South Wales and southern Queensland.

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For more information about our Whiddon Home Care Services visit our Community Care page.