Physical disability

A physical disability is defined as a physical impairment which has a substantial and long term effect on your ability to carry out day to day activities.

Help with everyday living - organisations that can help

Olympus Care Services

Sensory equipment and telecare is available from Olympus Care Services.

Centre for Independent Living

The Northamptonshire Centre for Independent Living provides support for disabled and older people across Northamptonshire and provides a range of services to help people to remain independent in their own communities.

NHS Choices

Information about mobility aids such as wheelchairs is available on the NHS Choices website

Request an assessment or review from adult social care

We can give you information, advice and guidance to help you remain independent. Where you may require additional help we can assess you to see if you have eligible needs or to review your current care package.

How to request an assessment or review

More information on help with everyday living is available in the Living at home section of this site.

Other local or national organisations

Specsavers offer a free home eye test to those who are not able to get to the opticians due to physical or mental disability.

 

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