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Before you buy guides

Follow these guidance notes when you buy equipment

Stair lift

Here you can find guidance for buying steps, grab rails, stair lift, and equipment from an advert.

Bath lift

Here you can find before you buy guides for bath equipment, bath lift, shower equipment, walk in bath, toilet equipment, toilet hygiene and commode.

Bed options

Here you can find before you buy guides for bed equipment, mattress, profiling bed and double profiling.

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Here you can find before you buy guide for clothing for easy dressing.

Perching stool and table

Here you can find before you buy guides for cantilever table, perching stool, household trolley or caddy and equipment for getting in and out of a car.

Mobility scooters

Here you can find the before you buy guide for standing independently from a chair, walking stick, walking frame, four wheeled walker, wheelchair, powered wheelchair, power pack, mobility scooter, portable ramps, and lithium ion battery.

Seating

Here you can find before you buy guides for chair, rise and recline chair, posture support care chair, standing independently from a chair, foot stools, and equipment from an advert.

TECS reminder equipment

Here you can find before you buy guides for care alarm, fall alert equipment, household risks TEC, medication equipment, orientation equipment, and equipment for when out alone and voice activated assistant.