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Disability All equipment, aids and adaptations articles

All equipment, aids and adaptations articles

Airport assistance

Airport assistance is available if you have mobility issues or a disability. Assistance can be arranged before you fly to help make your travel easier.  Book early to ensure everything is in place.

Care and support

Personalised care and support can help you to live more comfortably and independently. Getting help at the right time can help improve your quality of life and allow you to continue enjoying life, plan ahead and make choices that are right for you.

Home adaptations, equipment and aids

You can make changes to your home or get  equipment to help you with day-to-day tasks and activities.  This can be important to your wellbeing and quality of life.

How to pay for adaptations to your home

There are grants available to help pay for adaptations and equipment to make life easier around your home.

Interpreting and translation

There are a range of organisations that provide interpreting and translation services in Newcastle

Making your computer or mobile device easier to use

There are some steps that you can take to help make your computer easier to use without having to purchase new equipment.

Personal alarm systems and telecare

If you’re worried about getting help if you have an accident at home or fall ill suddenly, a 24 hour response, monitoring or support service may be useful to you to help you live confidently and independently.

Self care and disability

Self care and self management for people with a disability are terms that are used regularly in today’s society, particularly by the NHS and associated health and social care organisations.

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