Where Can I Hire Disability Equipment

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Where can I hire disability equipment ? 

If you have an elderly relative coming to stay and need to borrow a wheelchair or commode you might be asking Where can I hire disability equipment?

 The British Red Cross

The British Red Cross not only assist in providing humanitarian aid across the world they also hire out disability equipment providing short short-term loans of wheelchairs and other equipment such as;

  • Wheelchairs
  • Backrests
  • Bath seats
  • Walking sticks and frames
  • Commodes
  • Bedpans
  • Urinals

These are available from over 1,000 outlets Nationwide. To find the Red Cross office office closest to you hiring disability equipment use this link and enter your location details into their search box.


It is also possible to hire larger items such as stair lifts and bath lifts.

Need to hire a stair lift ?

Hire a stair lift are a Yorkshire based family run company who hire out their stair-lifts nationwide. They also supply and fit re-conditioned stair lifts with prices starting at less than £600 for those in the locality. This is an absolute fraction of the price other brand leaders who also hire them out but some won’t tell you and quote huge prices.

Hire a bath-lift.

Bath lifts are also available to hire from Wheel freedom and to hire a fully-automated will cost £20 pw for 1-12 weeks, then after 12 weeks this falls to £10 pw and after 52 weeks to £2.00 (excl.vat.)

Your Local Mobility shop.

Don’t forget to look closer to home too. Your local mobility shop may not advertise that they hire equipment when they will do so.



Award-winning blogger and care columnist for Devon Life magazine, Caron also campaigns for recognition of the needs elderly people and their carers. Designer and creator of the award-winning Dementia Assistance Cards which are free to all, and helping thousands of people globally Caron is passionate and committed to making a difference

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