Equipment, adaptation and sensory impairment service

SOUTH WEST YORKSHIRE PARTNERSHIP NHS FOUNDATION TRUST - EQUIPMENT, ADAPTATION AND SENSORY IMPAIRMENT SERVICE

Hoyland Centre, Highcroft, S74 9AF

Who we are

Equipment, adaptation and sensory impairment service - 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.

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.

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.


Opening Times

We open from Monday – Thursday - 8.45am – 5.00pm and Friday 8.45am – 4:30pm


Contact Details

Email address: Equip.adapt@barnsley.gov.uk

Role: General contact details

Phone number: 01226 775800

Mobile number:SMS for deaf people 07825 454888

Address: Hoyland Centre, Highcroft, Hoyland, Barnsley, S74 9AF


Locations

Address details:

Hoyland Centre, Highcroft, S74 9AF


Other Details

Cost: Please contact us for further information

Eligibility: The service provides assistance to people with physical and/or sensory disabilities.



Published: 09 August 2019