Equipment, adaptation and sensory impairment service

Description

The equipment, adaptation and sensory impairment service includes:
  • The equipment and adaptations assessment team
  • The sensory impairment team
The service provides assistance to people with physical and/or sensory disabilities. We help people make the most of their abilities to remain as independent as possible in their own homes. We provide advice and information, assistance with obtaining specialist equipment,assistance with adaptations to the home, advice regarding moving and handling, mobility training for people with visual impairment.

You may meet several types of members of staff when visiting and using the service. This includes those below, as well as rehabilitation officers and technical officers.

Why would someone choose the service
  • 98% of people in a recent satisfaction survey said that the equipment and adaptation/s we provided improved the quality of their life.
  • 99% said we provided information in a way they could understand
  • Our staff visit people in their own home to discuss the difficulties you are having and look at ways to help keep you independent
  • We run support sessions for people who have a visual or hearing impairment to help them adjust to their disability and provide information regarding the services that can help

Service Details

Locations:
Organisation:
South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Service Type:
Equipment and adaptations
Services intended for:
  • Adults
  • Older people
  • People with physical disabilities
  • People with sensory impairment
  • Young people
Opening times:
We open from Monday – Thursday - 9.00am – 5.00pm and Friday 9.00am – 4:30pm
Cost:
Please contact us for further information
Age Groups:
  • Adults
  • Older people
  • School age children
  • Young adults
Eligibility:
The service provides assistance to people with physical and/or sensory disabilities.

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Contact Details

Role:
General contact details
Address:
Hoyland Centrw, Hycroft, Barnsley, S74 9AF
Telephone:
01226 775800
Fax:
01226 772093
Email:
Equip.adapt@barnsley.gov.uk