Community Equipment Store
This service supports the provision of special equipment to enable people to live independently and safely in their own home. Equipment will be provided following an assessment by Occupational Therapy staff or other Health Care Professional. The store has a fully stocked warehouse where orders are processed. Delivery of equipment will be undertaken by trained staff at a mutually arranged time. The store also has a technician who will fit grab rails and carry out minor alterations as requested by the Occupational Therapist. A full maintenance and repair service for equipment supplied by Bon Accord Care is arranged through the store. When no longer required the service will collect equipment for recycling and the store has a dedicated decontamination facility on the premises.
Hospital Direct Service
The Community Equipment Service also has a dedicated equipment provision service for residents of Aberdeen who are being discharged from hospital. Equipment will be ordered by hospital Occupational Therapists and arrangements will be made to deliver and fit the equipment either prior to discharge or on the day of discharge. The staff will ensure that the equipment meets the person’s needs and will assist with any other queries people may have once home from hospital.