Type of service:
Finance And Funding
Equipment for Independent Living,
Mrs Janet Hillman, Honorary Secretary,
Equipment for Independent Living helps people who have disabilities who are aged over 16 and living in the UK. They give one-off grants towards disability equipment enabling people to obtain mobility, independence and earning power.
Applicants must be referred in the first instance by a professional person involved with their welfare, for example, a social worker, occupational therapist or specialist nurse. The professional person should write to the Honorary Secretary describing the applicant’s circumstances and saying what equipment is needed and why. If appropriate, a full application form will then be sent out.
Applications can be submitted at any time and are considered in January, April, July and October.
16 years - 99 years
- Professional Referral
- Referral By General Practitioner (GP)
- Referral By Health Professional
Last updated on: