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There is no cost for using the online self-help tool, or accessing any advice, guidance, or information about suitable solutions. Following an assessment, any suitable equipment solutions will be shown with details of how you can loan or purchase them for yourself. Normal manufacturers warranties and after sales service apply. Please note that if you choose to loan equipment or have an adaptation carried out by Perth and Kinross council that there may be a delivery and fitting charge.
There is a standard delivery charge of £20.00 for each delivery of equipment provided on loan from Perth & Kinross Council.
This charge is regardless of the number of items ordered.
Delivery will be made within 10 working days of placing an order and you will be invoiced for the standard delivery charge on completion of the order.
No monies will be taken on the day of delivery.
Fitting of grab rails will be charged at £27.56 per installation (multiple rails may be fit in one installation).
Fitting of bannisters and external handrails will be charged a flat rate of £178 per installation (multiple rails may be fit in one installation).
Collection of items of equipment when they are no longer needed is free of charge.
If you have any queries, please contact the Early Intervention and Prevention Team (EIAP) on 0345 30 111 20.
There is lots of information on foot care available on the Society of Podiatrists and Chiropodists web site ‘feet for life’ (visit www.feetforlife.org). Mobility shops in Perth & Kinross stock a range of footwear to suit people with problems like oedema, corns and bunions and very wide feet for example. You can also find out more by contacting the Podiatry Department at Perth Royal Infirmary on 01738 473980. If you have a problem with your feet that you cannot address with self-help you should contact your doctor for medical advice.
There is a range of local Diabetes and Long Term Condition support groups held throughout Tayside. These groups offer people living with diabetes and other long term conditions a chance to meet and share experiences with others. They are all run by volunteers and typically meet on a monthly basis often with a speaker on a topic like diet, exercise or research. You do not have to be a member of Diabetes UK to attend any of the Support groups. However if you are interested in becoming a member, further information can be found on their website www.diabetes.org.uk or by calling 0845 123 2399 Office hours Tayside also offer a very helpful website for all aspects of Diabetes www.diabetes-healthnet.ac.uk/
Dundee Independent Living Centre is a specialist demonstration centre for disability equipment offering free and impartial advice and an opportunity to try the equipment for yourself. If you would like advice or would like to try equipment before you purchase please ring 01382 307631 or email DILC@dundeecity.gov.uk or write to Dundee Independent Living Centre, Unit T, Charles Bowman Avenue, Claverhouse West Industrial Estate, Dundee. DD4 9UB
For helpful information on mobility and sight impairments, please contact your local council directly to speak to the sensory team.You can find their contact details on the contact us page on this website.
For information on rehabilitation training for the visually impaired in your area, please contact your local council.
For information on clubs and associations for those with low or a visual impairment in your area, please contact your local council. You can find their contact details on the contact us page on this website.
For information on disabled person's parking in your area, please contact your local council. You can find their contact details on the contact us page on this website.
For information on leisure activities and discount cards, please contact your local council. You can find their contact details on the contact us page on this website. Alternatively you can contact your local leisure centre for more details
For information on help around the home services available to you, please contact your local council. You can find their contact details on the contact us page on this website.
For helpful information on improving the security of your home, please contact your local council directly.You can find their contact details on the contact us page on this website.