Short-Term Wheelchair Loan Service
Essex County Hospital, Lexden Road, Colchester, Essex CO3 3NB
This service is available to anyone in North East Essex requiring the short-term loan of a wheelchair. All the wheelchairs are manual; no electrically powered chairs are available. There is a range of chairs suitable for most adults and young children.
The service is provided by the Short-Term Wheelchair Loan Charity and is free of charge. A £40 deposit is required, which will be refunded in full providing the equipment is returned in excellent working order.
The scheme exists to provide wheelchairs at short notice for those who have a temporary need. If you require long-term or permanent use of a wheelchair you should approach the Health Authority through your GP.
For more details, please ring 01206 744696 Monday to Thursday 10am-12noon.