Equipment and Wheelchair Services
Equipment and Wheelchair Service (REWS) is a joint integrated NHS and Rotherham
Metropolitan Borough Council (RMBC). This service provides equipment to meet a
health or social care need for people living in Rotherham following an
assessment by a suitably qualified professional. The service, delivers,
installs, maintains, collects and recycles equipment.
Rotherham Equipment and Wheelchair Service is provided by Medequip assistive
Technology in partnership with Ross Care and Blatchford. You can find out more
about these providers here:
You can contact the
Telephone: 01709 916889
The service is open from 8.30am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday, excluding Bank
Holidays. If you have an equipment breakdown that puts your health at risk outside
of these hours, please call and you will re-directed to the out-of-hours
service cannot provide equipment without an assessment. If you or someone you
know needs help or support please enquire to Single Point of Access Team on 01709 822330 or apply online here: Care Assessment Enquiry
Self-Service Online Advice
provide an AskSARA online self-service advice tool to help you find
solutions to your daily living problems. It is very simple to use. Just choose
the topic you wish to complete, respond to the questions and then go to your
report. The report contains useful advice written by the Disabled Living
Foundation's team of occupational therapists as well as details of products
that might help you. This information is drawn from an impartial database of
equipment that aims to include details of every product on the market.
If you wish
to purchase equipment, Medequip have a small showroom at their service centre.
Here you can try out equipment and get advice from a trusted assessor who can
support you in identifying the right equipment to suit your needs in remaining
also offers an online retail website www.manageathome.co.uk which offers a range of over 3000 items. You can contact
customer services on 0800 910 1864 if you wish to discuss your requirements or
if you prefer to order over the phone rather than on the website.
valued at £50 or more are delivered free and Medequip aim to deliver in less
than five working days.
If you need
to return any piece of equipment that has been issued to you through Medequip,
please contact Medequip directly on
01709 916889 and they will arrange for the equipment to be collected from