Service name: Integrated Community Equipment Service - ICES
What we do:
Walsall Wheelchair Service
Provision of long term wheelchairs for adults and children, following referral by GP or health professional and subsequent assessment by the Wheelchair Service Team.
General Stores - Delivery and collection of equipment to aid independent living, prevent admission to bed based services and facilitate discharge from bed based services. Equipment provided includes daily living aids, toileting, bathing, walking and manual handling, following assessment and receipt of a request from health or social care prescribers.
Medical Loans – delivery and collection of profiling beds, profile bed accessories and pressure relief equipment following assessment by nursing staff and receipt of a completed equipment request form.
All equipment is provided on a free loan basis and will be collected when no longer required.
Equipment collected is decontaminated, recycled and put back into stock if suitable.
Delivery and fitting of minor aids at patients home addresses, ie grab rails, second stair rails, ramps, half steps following assessment and referral from health or social care prescribers.
Office Hours of Operation:
Wheelchair Service : 8am - 4pm Monday to Friday
Equipment Stores : 8.30am – 4.30pm - Monday to Friday
Ashmore Lake Way
Service Lead (including contact details):
ICES – Service Manager – Lorraine Scriven – 01922 604950
Wheelchair Services Clinical Team Lead Phil Whitehouse 01922 604950
Are self referrals accepted?
No – the only item available without referral is a standard commode.
How to access the service/Referral contact information:
Wheelchair Services – GP / OT/ Physio/ School Nurse referral
Equipment Stores / Minor Adaptations – Health / Social Care OT/Physio/ Trusted Assessor
Medical Loans – Community Nursing / Hospital Discharge Team
General Enquiries, arrange deliveries or collections please contact – 01922-604950
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