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All equipment, aids and adaptations articles

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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

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 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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