Thursday, June 02, 2005

Stair Lift articles and websites

I have compiled a small list of websites and articles that could be useful and informative if you are buying a stair lift or planning to adapt a property to suit the needs of an elderly or disabled person.

"Standards and Procedures to Ensure that XXX Premises are Accessible to People with Disabilities"

by Andy Berry

BBC article concerning a Which? magazine report into selling practices of mobility aid companies

An Australian article about living with arthritis

An article from the Scottish executive about using the law to develop and improve equipment and adaptation provision

OTdirect is an independent site for Occupational Therapists, OT Assistants and OT students, produced by OTs in their spare time. It aims to provide not only links to useful resources on the web, but study notes, practice updates and training listings.

Information on Disabled Facilities grants from the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister

Office of the deputy Prime Minister website

Information on grants and loans to help with repairs and improvements to the home including disabled facilities grants.

Citizens Advice Bureau

A guide to buying stairlifts