Integrated Community Equipment Service (ICES)
ICES provides a number of services relating to the storage, loan and adaptation of medical equipment.
This helps prevent patient admission and facilitates patient discharge from bed-based services where possible.
Delivery and collection of equipment to aid independent living, such as daily living aids including those relating to toileting, bathing, walking and manual handling
Loans of profiling beds, profile bed accessories and pressure relief equipment
All equipment is provided on a free loan basis and will be collected when no longer required
Delivery and fitting of minor aids at the patient’s home address, e.g. grab rails, second stair rails, ramps, and half steps
All services require an assessment and receipt of a request from health or social care prescribers.
8.30am – 4.30pm, Monday to Friday
Equipment services and minor adaptations can only be referred by certain health and social care professionals. The only item available via self-referral is a standard static commode.